Multiple myeloma (also known simply as myeloma or plasma cell myeloma, or as Kahler's disease after Otto Kahler it's founder) is a hematological malignancy of plasma cells, the cells of the immune system that produce antibodies. Although it initially develops in the bone marrow, it spreads to the peripheral blood, lymph nodes and other organs fairly rapidly.multiple myeloma symptoms and signs
Symptoms of multiple myeloma are diverse, and very few are specific to the disease. Bone pain is the most common, as the initial stages of the disease focus the growth of malignancy in the bone marrow itself. Some other main symptoms can include:
Often, the diagnosis of multiple myeloma is made incidentally during routine blood tests for other conditions. The antibody that is produced in excess may cause specific medical problems, such as amyloid and chronic renal failure, polyneuropathy and other disorders.
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