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J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7(9), 253;

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

College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Department of Hematology-Oncology, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
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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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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