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J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7(9), 253; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm7090253

Abducens Nerve Palsy as Initial Presentation of Multiple Myeloma and Intracranial Plasmacytoma

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College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
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Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
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Department of Hematology-Oncology, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
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Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
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Received: 16 August 2018 / Accepted: 31 August 2018 / Published: 3 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Section Oncology)
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Abstract

Central Nervous System (CNS) involvement in multiple myeloma and/or multifocal solitary plasmacytoma is rare. Although they are unique entities, multiple myeloma (MM) and plasmacytoma represent a spectrum of plasma cell neoplastic diseases that can sometimes occur concurrently. Plasmacytomas very often present as late-stage sequelae of MM. In this case report, we report a 53-year-old female presenting with right abducens cranial nerve (CN) VI palsy as an initial presentation secondary to lesion of the right clivus. View Full-Text
Keywords: multiple myeloma; plasmacytoma; abducens nerve palsy multiple myeloma; plasmacytoma; abducens nerve palsy
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Ibekwe, E.; Horsley, N.B.; Jiang, L.; Achenjang, N.-S.; Anudu, A.; Akhtar, Z.; Chornenka, K.G.; Monohan, G.P.; Chornenkyy, Y.G. Abducens Nerve Palsy as Initial Presentation of Multiple Myeloma and Intracranial Plasmacytoma. J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7, 253.

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