plasma cell myeloma
- A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). Also called multiple myeloma, Kahler’s disease, or myelomatosis.
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plasma cell myeloma — multiple m … Medical dictionary
Plasma cell — Plasma cells (also called plasma B cells or plasmocytes) are cells of the immune system that secrete large amounts of antibodies. They differentiate from B cells upon stimulation by CD4+ lymphocytes. The B cell acts as an antigen presenting cell… … Wikipedia
Plasma cell leukemia — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Plasma cell leukemia ICD10 = ICD10|C|90|1|c|81 ICDO = ICDO|9733|3 ICD9 = ICD9|203.1 MeshID = D007952 Caption = A schematic showing peripheral blood with plasma cell leukemia. Many plasma cells are seen mixed with… … Wikipedia
Plasma cell dyscrasia — ICD9 = ICDO = 9730 9739 OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D054219 Plasma cell dyscrasias are disorders of the plasma cells; they include malignant and non malignant disorders. Malignant disorders are termed plasma… … Wikipedia
plasma cell dyscrasias — a diverse group of neoplastic diseases involving proliferation of a single clone of cells producing a serum M component (a monoclonal immunoglobulin or immunoglobulin fragment); the cells usually have plasma cell morphology, but may have… … Medical dictionary
plasma cell tumor — A tumor that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). Multiple myeloma, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), and plasmacytoma are types of plasma cell tumors … English dictionary of cancer terms
plasma cell leukemia — plasmacytic leukemia a rare type of acute leukemia in which the predominating cell in the peripheral blood is the plasma cell; it is often seen in conjunction with multiple myeloma and may be a variant form of that disease … Medical dictionary
plasma cell dyscrasia — A diverse group of diseases characterized by the proliferation of a single clone of cells producing a monoclonal immunoglobulin or immunoglobulin fragment (a serum M component). The cells usually have plasma cell morpho … Medical dictionary
plasma cell tumor — 1. plasma cell dyscrasias. 2. solitary myeloma … Medical dictionary
Myeloma protein — is usually a monoclonal antibody or immunoglobulin fragment that is produced by malignant myeloma cells, or plasma cells. Other terms for this protein is M protein, spike protein,or paraprotein. This proliferation of the myeloma protein has… … Wikipedia