Lahuerta, T. Stockerl-Goldstein, B. Below are the diagnostic criteria for 3 of the most common plasma cell disorders: The mainstay of treatment for hypercalcemia includes intravenous fluids with lasix, bisphosphonates, calcitonin injections and corticosteroids. Surgical procedures may be used to stabilize the worst areas, but non-surgical approaches have also been developed to stabilize the vertebrae, relieve pain, and prevent further compression.
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Schutgens, L. However, there are some cases of truly non-secretory myeloma where all myeloma protein tests are essentially normal.
Zimmerman, C. Common infections are pneumococcal pneumonia, blood stream infections, and meningitis.
In myeloma, all the abnormal plasma cells make the same antibody. An abnormal protein called amyloid is made by plasma cells.
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