MULTIPLE-MYELOMA WITH PERICARDIAL INVOLVEMENT AND CARDIAC-TAMPONADE -A REPORT OF 3 PATIENTS

Citation
H. Rosenbaum et al., MULTIPLE-MYELOMA WITH PERICARDIAL INVOLVEMENT AND CARDIAC-TAMPONADE -A REPORT OF 3 PATIENTS, Leukemia & lymphoma, 24(1-2), 1996, pp. 183
Citations number
19
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Hematology
Journal title
ISSN journal
1042-8194
Volume
24
Issue
1-2
Year of publication
1996
Database
ISI
SICI code
1042-8194(1996)24:1-2<183:MWPIAC>2.0.ZU;2-W
Abstract
Pericardial involvement and cardiac tamponade are rare complications o f multiple myeloma (MM) and in most reported cases it has been diagnos ed only at autopsy. Three cases of multiple myeloma with pericardial i nvolvement seen at a single institution are described. The approach to the treatment is discussed and the literature on this rare complicati on of MM is briefly reviewed.