Author | Jonathan Horwitz, DO

Articles

Multiple Myeloma With a Gastric Plasmacytoma

April 01, 2009

Two weeks after being treated for a fracture of the left humerus and several palpable breast lesions, a 63-year-old African American woman was hospitalized for generalized weakness and confusion. She had a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, coronary artery disease, chronic kidney disease, and low-grade B-cell lymphoma (which had been in remission for 2 years).