Plasmacytoma of the parotid gland

James A. Edney, Jon S. Thompson, Margaret C. Conley, George E. Moore

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Abstract

Extramedullary plasmacytoma of the parotid gland is an extremely rare lesion of which there have been only four other reported cases. The importance of these lesions rests in the possibility of their being a harbinger of multiple myeloma or their subsequent transformation to multiple myeloma. Because of its extreme rarity, the proper management remains unclear.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-167
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Volume28
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1985

Keywords

  • extramedullary plasmacytoma
  • parotid tumor
  • plasmacytoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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