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A 37-year-old female asked:

Everything in normal range except fr plasma cells in the bone marrow 15 percent means what?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but an increased number of plasma cells in theory means a cancer of the bone marrow. There would be a LOT of other information you'd have to have before you could say that though. (appearance, activity of the plasma cells, what proteins they put out, genetics maybe, and many other features).
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
High Plasma Cells: Percent of plasma cells in a normal BM is
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
generally boaut 5% I think
Aug 5, 2014
Last updated Aug 8, 2014


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