Scapular plasmacytoma

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Hematology patient on treatment. Fever and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

Lucent, expansile, well defined lesion in the body of the right scapula.  Minimal cortical destruction.

No other focal bone lesion.

Lungs clear.

Case Discussion

Plasmacytomas are a discrete, solitary mass of neoplastic monoclonal plasma cells in either bone or soft tissue and viewed as a singular form of multiple myeloma.

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Case information

rID: 46090
Published: 8th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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