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Multiple Myeloma

A malignancy of mature PLASMA CELLS engaging in monoclonal immunoglobulin production. It is characterized by hyperglobulinemia, excess Bence-Jones proteins (free monoclonal IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) in the urine, skeletal destruction, bone pain, and fractures. Other features include ANEMIA; HYPERCALCEMIA; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.595.500, C14.907.454.460, C15.378.147.780.650, C15.378.463.515.460, C20.683.515.845, C20.683.780.650

MeSH Unique ID: D009101

Entry Terms:

  • Multiple Myelomas
  • Myelomas, Multiple
  • Myeloma, Plasma-Cell
  • Myeloma, Plasma Cell
  • Myelomas, Plasma-Cell
  • Plasma-Cell Myeloma
  • Plasma-Cell Myelomas
  • Myeloma-Multiple
  • Myeloma Multiple
  • Myeloma-Multiples
  • Myeloma, Multiple
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma
  • Cell Myeloma, Plasma
  • Cell Myelomas, Plasma
  • Myelomas, Plasma Cell
  • Plasma Cell Myelomas
  • Kahler Disease
  • Disease, Kahler
  • Myelomatosis
  • Myelomatoses

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