Back pain caused by a solitary plasmacytoma of bone

Debra Rattican, Debra L. Kelly, Kristin A. Filler, Debra E. Lyon

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This article presents initial diagnostic workup and criteria for diagnosing solitary plasmacytoma of bone (SPB) versus multiple myeloma. The authors discuss the incorporation of current imaging technologies into the diagnosis and staging of SPB and multiple myeloma. In addition, the article addresses treatment modalities and discusses the importance of oncology nurses' awareness of this rare condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-152
Number of pages4
JournalClinical journal of oncology nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Oncology(nursing)

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