Volume : 2
Issue : 3
Plasma cell dyscrasia presenting as retro-orbital mass - lessons to learn?
Pdf Page Numbers :- 158-160
Dr. Srinivas Bacchu1,*
1Consultant Haematologist & Bone marrow transplant specialist, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Minister Road, Secunderabad-500003, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author: Dr Srinivas Bacchu, MBBS, MD, MRCP, FRC Path (Haematology), Fellowship in Bone Marrow Transplantation (Bristol, UK), Consultant Haematologist, Haemato-Oncologist, Bone marrow transplant specialist, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Minister Road, Secunderabad-500003, Telangana, India, Tel +914044885197; E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received 19 April 2014; Revised 16 May 2014; Accepted 2 June 2014
Citation: Srinivas Bacchu. Plasma cell dyscrasia presenting as retro-orbital mass - lessons to learn? J Med Sci Res 2014; 2(3):158-160. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2014/2-029
Copyright: © 2014 Srinivas Bacchu et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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A patient with myeloma presenting as retro orbital mass and renal failure is described. Myeloma patients can present to any physician with any specialty. Renal impairment is quite common in myeloma. Early recognition of this complication is important in preserving the kidneys. The patient was treated with Bortezomib and Dexamethasone and had good initial response to treatment.