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Parietal skull extramedullary relapse in multiple myeloma
  1. Giovanni D'Arena1,
  2. Giuseppe Pietrantuono1,
  3. Giovanna Mansueto1,
  4. Oreste Villani1,
  5. Alexis Zandolino2,
  6. Aldo Cammarota2
  1. 1 Hematology Oncology, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico della Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture, Italy
  2. 2 Radiology Unit, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico della Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Giovanni D'Arena, Hematology Oncology, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico della Basilicata, Rionero in Vulture 85028, Italy; giovannidarena{at}libero.it

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A 59-year-old man was diagnosed with kappa light chain multiple myeloma (MM), CS IIIA (DS), I (ISS), carrying del(17 p), 80% of plasma cell bone marrow infiltration and lytic bone lesions of the skull, left humerus and ileum, and lumbar vertebral column. He was treated with bortezomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone with …

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  • Contributors GD, GP, GM and OV followed the patient and wrote the paper. AZ and AC performed diagnostic imaging. All authors reviewed and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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