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i was diagnosed in 2003 with multiple myeloma. they have found plasmacytoma recintly. is this common?

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Dr. Derek Isenberg
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Very common: It is very common to find a plasmacytoma in the course of myeloma. It is basically a tumor of myeloma

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