What is the role of hematologic processes in the pathophysiology of multiple myeloma (MM)?

Updated: Jul 15, 2019
  • Author: Dhaval Shah, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Bone marrow infiltration by plasma cells results in neutropenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. M components may interact specifically with clotting factors, leading to defective aggregation.


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