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02 September 2023

Volume 32 | Issue 17

ISSN (Print): 0966-0461

ISSN (Online): 2052-2819

Advances in the management of myeloma: an update

When suspicion of myeloma is raised, a number of investigations are required to confirm the diagnosis. These include bone marrow aspirate and biopsy. The presence of plasma cells greater than 10% leads to a diagnosis of myeloma, in addition to the evidence of end-organ damage namely hypercalcaemia, renal impairment, anaemia or lytic bone disease (known as CRAB symptoms) (Rajkumar, 2020).

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