Jan 1, 1977

A case of IgD plasmacytoma with unusual neurological symptoms

Folia haematologica : internationales Magazin für klinische und morphologische Blutforschung
R KubátJ Horácek

Abstract

A disease in an IgD (lambda) plasmocytoma is described, where after therapy with Alkeran and prednisone a disappearance of all clinical and laboratory findings indicating an activity could be observed. However, there was a progressive development of a picture of encephalomyelitic and polyradicular neuritic syndrome in the female patient with all signs of a recidivous temporary intracranial hypertension which could not be cured. The aetiology of these processes could only be found by the autopsy which revealed an isolated massive infiltration of the meninges and the sheaths of the spinal cord nerves with atypical plasma cells. No signs of the tumour could be identified in other organs. Such localization of the disease, as it is described here, is the first observation of its king. Problems of clinical diagnosis and treatment are discussed.

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Establishment and Maintenance of Localization
Nervousness
Todd Paralysis
Meninges
Meningeal Disorder
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Malignant Neoplasm of Spinal Cord
Autopsy
Hepatitis A
IgD2

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