Radiologic Findings of Hepatic Myeloma Infiltration: A Case Report

  • N.Kemal Altınbaş Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Ahmet Peker Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Elif Peker Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Zehra Akkaya Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Çağlar Uzun Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Ebru Düşünceli Atman Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
  • Ezgi Gündoğdu Anamurluoğlu Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Keywords: Hepatic infiltration, multiple myeloma, tru-cut biopsy, ultrasonography

Abstract

Multiple myeloma is a lymphoproliferative disorder, in which hepatic infiltration of malignant plasma cells may also be seen in later stages of the disease. Herein, we report a case of hepatic myeloma infiltration that was diagnosed by an ultrasonography guided liver biopsy in a multiple myeloma patient. The diagnosis of the hepatic infiltration is important, since it has an impact on the staging and the therapy. Imaging appearances and imaging guided biopsies have an important place in the diagnosis, and therefore in the prognosis of the disease. 

Author Biographies

N.Kemal Altınbaş, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Ahmet Peker, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Elif Peker, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Zehra Akkaya, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Çağlar Uzun, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Ebru Düşünceli Atman, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology
Ezgi Gündoğdu Anamurluoğlu, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Radiology

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Published
2016-03-28