A smoldering / indolent myeloma with extensive abdominal presentation- case report

  • CE Omoti University of Benin Teaching Hospital, P.M.B. 1111.Benin City, Nigeria


A case of indolent/smoldering myeloma in a 70-year-old man is reported. He presented with an unusual multiple symptomatic myeloma with extramedulary impairment and absence of bone pain. He was treated with pulses of high-dose dexamethasone with commendable clinical improvement.

Keywords: myeloma, dexamethasone

Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Vol. 9(1) 2006: 91-93

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