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Myelomatous Ascites and Pleural Effusion in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma
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  • Mizba Baksh,
  • Ke Li,
  • Liuyan Jiang,
  • Victoria Alegria,
  • Taimur Sher,
  • Vivek Roy,
  • Asher Chanan-Khan ,
  • Sikander Ailawadhi,
  • Ricardo Parrondo,
  • Muhamad Alhaj Moustafa
Mizba Baksh
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Ke Li
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Liuyan Jiang
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Victoria Alegria
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Taimur Sher
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Vivek Roy
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Asher Chanan-Khan
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Sikander Ailawadhi
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Ricardo Parrondo
Mayo Clinic Hospital Jacksonville
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Muhamad Alhaj Moustafa
Mayo Clinic's Campus in Florida
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Abstract

Extramedullary multiple myeloma is seen in advanced and aggressive disease and occurs due to plasma cell infiltration of sites other than the bone marrow. Myelomatous ascites or pleural effusion is seen in less than 1 % of cases and can be differentiated from infectious etiologies based on fluid cytology.

Peer review status:IN REVISION

17 Nov 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
24 Nov 2021Assigned to Editor
24 Nov 2021Submission Checks Completed
25 Nov 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Dec 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Dec 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor