Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contact Us Login 
An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists


 
CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 417-419
Plasma cell myeloma infiltrating the dental pulp: An interesting finding


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College, Calicut, Kerala, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, KMCT Dental College, Mukkom, Calicut, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjith George
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College, Calicut Medical College (PO), Calicut - 673 008, Kerala
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.125210

Rights and Permissions

Plasma cell myeloma (PCM) is a clonal neoplastic proliferation of terminally differentiated B lymphocytes (plasma cells/myeloma cells) that involves the skeletal system in a multifocal fashion. Even though jaw involvement has been reported in as many as 30% of cases, myeloma cells infiltrating into the pulpal tissue is extremely rare. Here, we present a case of PCM in which myeloma cells are seen infiltrating into the pulpal tissue of 46.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article  Email this article
    

  Similar in PUBMED
    Search Pubmed for
    Search in Google Scholar for
  Related articles
   Citation Manager
  Access Statistics
   Reader Comments
   Email Alert *
   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed1034    
    Printed27    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded169    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology | Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
Online since 15th Aug, 2007