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Multiple Myeloma Involving Skin and Pulmonary Parenchyma after Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation

Yuan Yuan134, Rosemary Wieczorek2, David L Green13, Perry Cook3, Harold Ballard1 and David J Araten13*

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Hematology, New York Veteran's Hospital, New York, USA

2 Department of Pathology, New York Veteran's Hospital, New York, USA

3 Division of Hematology, New York University School of Medicine and the NYU Langone Clinical Cancer Center, New York, USA

4 Current Address: Division of Oncology/Hematology, Loma Linda University Cancer Center, 11234 Anderson Street, A600 Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA

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Journal of Hematology & Oncology 2009, 2:48  doi:10.1186/1756-8722-2-48

Published: 13 November 2009

Abstract

Pulmonary involvement and skin involvement are rare complications of plasma cell neoplasms. Here we describe what may be the first reported case of a patient with relapse in both of these sites following autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.