Plasmacytoma refers to a malignantmonoclonalplasma celltumor growing either in bone or soft tissue. The following codes are used with International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) is a domain specific extension of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems for tumor diseases. ... The following is a list of codes for International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. ... In medicine, malignant is a clinical term that is used to describe a clinical course that progresses rapidly to death. ... Monoclonal antibodies (mAb) are antibodies that are identical because they were produced by one type of immune cell, all clones of a single parent cell. ... Plasma cells are B lymphocytes that secrete immunoglobulins (antibodies). ... See the article about cancer for the main article about malignant tumors. ... Grays illustration of a human femur, a typically recognized bone. ... In medicine, the term soft tissue refers to tissues that connect, support, or surround other structures and organs of the body. ...
When used without modifiers, the term sometimes is used to describe the disease "Extramedullary plasmacytoma" (with "extramedullary" meaning out of the medulla.) Medulla can refer to: The medulla oblongata, a part of the brainstem Medulla, Florida, a U.S. city The 2004 music album Medúlla by Icelandic singer Björk. ...
Multiple myeloma (also known as MM, myeloma, plasma cell myeloma, or as Kahlers disease after Otto Kahler) is a presently incurable hematological malignancy of plasma cells, the cells of the immune system that produce antibodies. ...
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