Massive hematuria due to extramedullary plasmacytoma invading the bladder

Ofer Shpilberg, Gil Raviv, Jacob Ramon, Benad Goldwasser, Isaac Ben‐Bassat, Bracha Ramot

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Abstract

Bladder involvement by extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare condition, A 46‐year‐old woman with known lgA‐λ multiple myeloma who developed this condition is described. The patient suffered from massive hematuria, which led to hypovolemic shock. Prompt supportive treatment by blood transfusions, fulguration of the bleeding mucosa and continuous bladder irrigation stopped the bleeding. Subsequent bladder irradiation lead only to partial response of the tumor. © 1993 Wiley‐Liss, Inc.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)67-69
Number of pages3
JournalMedical and Pediatric Oncology
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

Keywords

  • blood transfusions
  • hypovolemic shock
  • multiple myeloma

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