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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 10, No. 1, 2003, pp. 95-99
Bioline Code: mj03015
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2003, pp. 95-99

 en CASE REPORT - Unilateral exophthalmos caused by an extramedullary plasmacytoma: A Case Report
M. Ashraf, J.Abdullah, AR Ariff, Biswal B. M, Mokhtar I, NH Othman

Abstract

Solitary plasmacytoma of the head and neck is a rare disease entity. Its description in the literature consist of some case reports. Solitary plasmacytoma presenting with exophthalmos are rare. We report a case of intracranial solitary plasmacytoma in an elderly lady with involvement of the right orbitocranial region presenting with severe exophthalmos. The tumour was debulked and radiotherapy was given.

Keywords
Solitary plasmacytoma, Orbitocranial, Management

 
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