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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2017;2(1):1581.Case Report | Open Access

Amylo?dos?s in Colon Present?ng w?th Rectal Bleed?ng in Mult?pl Myeloma: A Case Report

Vedat Goral, Ragip Ortac and Nevin Yılmaz

Department of Gastroenterology, Istanbul Medipol University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Pathology, Izmir Medicalpark Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Department of Gastroenterology, Mugla Sitki Kocman University School of Medicine, Mugla, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Vedat Goral 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1581

Abstract

Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignant proliferation of plasma cells that secrete monoclonal immunglobin (M protein). It accounts for 1% of all cancers and 10% of hematological malignancies. Mean age at diagnosis is 66 years. The most common findings are bone pain, pathological fractures, anemia, bone marrow failure, Infections triggered by neutropenia and immunodeficiency, and kidney failure and rarely can cause acute hypercalcaemia, symptomatic hyperviscosity, neuropathy, amyloidosis and coagulopathy. Amyloidosis is a rare disease characterized by nonspecific symptoms and signs. It can be seen anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract. In this case, a colonoscopy was performed on the patient who was directed to gastroenterology clinic with rectal bleeding and amyloidosis was detected in the biopsy from tumoral lesions seen in the colonoscopy

Keywords

Multipl myeloma; Amyloidosis; Rectal bleeding

Cite the article

Goral V, Ortac R, Y?lmaz N. Amylo?dos?s in Colon Present?ng w?th Rectal Bleed?ng in Mult?pl Myeloma: A Case Report. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1581.

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