ROSE E. LONDON, M.D.
In the past 25 years multiple myeloma has been regarded with interest because of the increasing number of reported cases,1, 2, 3, 4 the curious associated abnormalities in protein metabolism, and the clinical trial of certain new drugs. In the growing literature accounts of spontaneous remission are rare, and effective therapy is lacking. Sporadic cases in which radioactive phosphorus,5 urethane,6 stilbamidine7 or adrenocorticotropic hormone8 have produced remissions for variable periods of time are exceptional.
The following case of multiple myeloma is reported because of the spectacular and complete remission in the clinical and hematologic aspects of the disease for a
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
LONDON RE. MULTIPLE MYELOMA: REPORT OF A CASE SHOWING UNUSUAL REMISSION LASTING TWO YEARS FOLLOWING SEVERE HEPATITIS(MULTIPLE MYELOMA: REPORT OF A CASE SHOWING UNUSUAL REMISSION LASTING TWO YEARS FOLLOWING SEVERE HEPATITIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:191–201. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-1-191
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(1):191-201.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology, Liver Disease, Multiple Myeloma.
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only