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Multiple Myeloma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Multiple Myeloma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.595.500
C14.907.454.460
C15.378.147.780.650
C15.378.463.515.460
C20.683.515.845
C20.683.780.650
Unique ID
D009101
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009101
Annotation
myeloma unspecified is probably MULTIPLE MYELOMA; solitary myeloma = PLASMACYTOMA
Scope Note
A malignancy of mature PLASMA CELLS engaging in monoclonal immunoglobulin production. It is characterized by hyperglobulinemia, excess Bence-Jones proteins (free monoclonal IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) in the urine, skeletal destruction, bone pain, and fractures. Other features include ANEMIA; HYPERCALCEMIA; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
Entry Term(s)
Kahler Disease
Myeloma, Multiple
Myeloma, Plasma-Cell
Myeloma-Multiple
Myelomatosis
Plasma Cell Myeloma
NLM Classification #
WH 540
See Also
Myeloma Proteins
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Multiple Myeloma Preferred
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