A new case of IgE myeloma

F. Invernizzr, G. Monti, A. G. Caviglia, P. Meroni, C. Zanussi

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Abstract

A new case of IgE myeloma is described. A 77-year-old woman presented with bone pain and fatigue. Serum protein analysis revealed a paraprotein of the IgEic type; bone marrow aspirate and immunofluorescence confirmed the diagnosis; ultrastructural examination showed immature plasma cells. Treatment with prednisone, melphalan, cyclophosphamide and interferon alfa did not produce any improvement and the patient died 5 months after diagnosis. The patient's clinical and laboratory data are compared with those of IgE myeloma cases reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-44
Number of pages4
JournalActa Haematologica
Volume85
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991

Keywords

  • IgE myeloma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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