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November 1982

Coexistence of Gaucher's Disease and Multiple Myeloma

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Medicine "D" (Drs Garfinkel, Sidi, Salomon, and Pinkhas) and Pathology (Dr Ben-Bassat) and the Clinical Laboratory (Dr Hazaz), Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv (Israel) University.

Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(12):2229-2230. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340250195035

• A patient with coexisting multiple myeloma and Gaucher's disease is described. Clinical features suggest that chronic, immunologic stimulation by glucocerebrosidase may rarely predispose to the development of multiple myeloma.

(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:2229-2230)