Diffuse Kidney and Retroperitoneal Infiltration by Plasmablastic Myeloma

Maxime Touzot, Othman Laghmari, Nicolas Blin, Anne Moreau, Fadi Fakhouri


Plasmablatic cell myeloma is a rare but aggressive form of multiple myeloma (MM) with a poor survival. Extramedullary localization of plasmablastic myeloma may be observed in more than two-thirds of patients mainly in the upper digestive tract. Herein, we report the first case of plasmablastic MM leading to acute kidney injury through renal and ureteral infiltration.

J Hematol. 2016;5(2):76-78
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jh274w


Myeloma; Acute kidny disease; Retroperitoneal infiltration

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