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A 37-year-old female asked:

Multiple myloma specialist needed pls help me confusing reports low m spike below 1 no crab but 14 percent plasma cells in bone marrow biopsy worried ?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Might be myeloma: Your plasma cells >10% in the bone marrow biopsy mean either smoldering myeloma or active myeloma. If you have elevated calcium, anemia, renal insufficiency or lytic bone lesions, I'm sorry to say you have myeloma. If not, you have smoldering myeloma. Go to this link for more info: http://www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/myeloma/index.html
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