Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : March | Volume : 10 | Issue : 3 | Page : PD20 - PD21

A Rare Case of Multiple Myeloma Presenting As Lytic Lesion of the Rib PD20-PD21

Dhruva Sharma, Vivek Rawat, Rajkumar Yadav

Correspondence
Dr. Dhruva Sharma,
Resident, Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery,
Sms Medical College & Attached Group of Hospitals, Jaipur, India.
E-mail : nsharma226@gmail.com

Multiple Myeloma (MM) is a disease which results from malignant proliferation of plasma cells. It is commonly encountered in elderly patients. Diffuse bony lesions are the most frequent thoracic involvement with MM. We report a case of 42-year-old male patient who came with pain and full swelling in the right chest wall since two years. On CT scan of thorax, heterogenously enhancing soft tissue density lesion with lytic sclerotic destruction of right 4th rib seen. En-bloc resection of third and fourth rib was done and plasmacytoma was confirmed on biopsy.