What causes solitary plasmacytoma?

Updated: Dec 31, 2019
  • Author: Suzanne R Fanning, DO; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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No definite cause has been found for solitary bone plasmacytoma (SBP). Because of its presentation in the mucosa of the aerodigestive tract (>80%), the etiology of extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) may be related to chronic stimulation of inhaled irritants or viral infection. [9]


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