Current Thoracic Surgery 2017 , Vol 2 , Issue 3
Extramedullary plasmacytoma: report of a case manifested as a pleural mass
Ali Cevat Kutluk1,Celalettin İbrahim Kocatürk1,Yunus Seyrek1,Neslihan Akanıl Fener2
1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yedikule Chest Disease and Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Yedikule Chest Disease and Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.26663/cts.2017.0023 Viewed : 1351 - Downloaded : 447 Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) is a plasma cell neoplasm of soft tissue without bone marrow involvement or other systemic characteristics of multiple myeloma. A 68 year-old male presented with haemoptysis of 3 months. Computed thorax tomography (CT) revealed a 3x5 cm pleural mass adjacent to right lower lobe. The mass was diagnosed as pleural plasmacytoma. Keywords : extramedullary plasmacytoma, multiple myeloma, VATS, radiotherapy