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Multiple myeloma

Orpha number ORPHA29073
Synonym(s) Kahler's disease
Medullary plasmacytoma
Myelomatosis
Plasma cell myeloma
Prevalence 1-5 / 10 000
Inheritance -
Age of onset Adulthood
ICD-10
  • C90.0
OMIM
UMLS
  • C0026764
MeSH
  • D009101
MedDRA
  • 10028228
SNOMED CT
  • 109989006
  • 55921005

Summary

Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignant tumor of plasma cell characterized by overproduction of abnormal plasma cells in the bone marrow and skeletal destruction. The clinical features are bone pain, renal impairment, immunodeficiency, anemia and presence of abnormal immunoglobulins (Ig).


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Detailed information

Clinical practice guidelines
  • FR (2010)
  • EN (2011)
Article for general public
  • DE (2013)
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