JOHN J. KENNY, M.D.; WILLIAM C. MOLONEY, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Multiple myeloma, once considered an extremely rare disease, has been diagnosed with increasing frequency during the last decade. Whether this has been due to an actual increased incidence or to improved clinical and laboratory recognition is not known. Usually the diagnosis of multiple myeloma is not difficult, but the disease may be at times an obscure and insidious one. Although inevitably fatal, in some cases multiple myeloma may pursue a prolonged and chronic course, and in even the more malignant forms of the disease, chemotherapy and other measures may afford some relief. During the last nine years 57 cases of
KENNY JJ, MOLONEY WC. MULTIPLE MYELOMA: DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT IN A SERIES OF 57 CASES*. Ann Intern Med. 1957;46:1079–1091. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-46-6-1079
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(6):1079-1091.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma.
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