Myelomatous Involvement of the Central Nervous System

Jonas Paludo, Utkarsh Painuly, Shaji K Kumar, Wilson Gonsalves, S Vincent Rajkumar, Francis Buadi, Martha Lacy, Angela Dispenzieri, Robert A. Kyle, Michelle M Mauermann, Arleigh McCurdy, David M Dingli, Ronald S. Go, Suzanne R. Hayman, Nelson Leung, John A. Lust, Yi Lin, Morie Gertz, Prashant Kapoor

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Abstract

Micro-Abstract Myelomatous involvement of the central nervous system (CNS) is an uncommon complication that portends a poor prognosis in patients with multiple myeloma (MM). Limited data exist regarding the optimal management of CNS MM. In the present case-control study, we examined the clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of CNS MM patients compared with a control group of MM patients without CNS involvement, matched by date of diagnosis and gender.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)644-654
Number of pages11
JournalClinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2016

Keywords

  • Extramedullary
  • High-risk
  • Leptomeningeal
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Outcome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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