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October 1987

Plasmacytoma of the Breast: An Unusual Case of Recurrent Myeloma

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology (Drs Ross and King), Medicine (Drs Spector and Zimbler), and Surgery (Dr Basile), University of Massachusetts Medical School at the Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield.

Arch Intern Med. 1987;147(10):1838-1840. doi:10.1001/archinte.1987.00370100152026

• An unusual case of multiple myeloma is presented in which recurrence of the disease after a four-year remission was heralded by an infiltrating plasmacytoma of the breast. The clinical and histologic features of this neoplasm are presented and compared with ten previously reported cases of plasmacytoma of the breast.

(Arch Intern Med 1987;147:1838-1840)