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Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery > Volume 37(6); 1994 > Article
Korean Journal of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 1994;37(6): 1342-6.
A Case of Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of Tonsils
Ik Soon Shin, MD, Young Bong Kim, MD, Jong Hun Hong, MD, and Tai Kwon Cho, MD
Department of Otolaryngology, National Police Hospital, Seoul, Korea
편도에 발생한 골수의 형질세포종 1례
신익순 · 김영봉 · 홍정훈 · 조태권
국립경찰병원 이비인후과

Plasma cell neoplasm is an abnormal condition of excessive proliferation of plasma cell in reticuloendothelial tissue and Willis classified upon clinical and pathologic feature into multiple myeloma, solitary plasmacytoma and extramedullary plasmacytoma. Extramedullary plasmacytoma is an unusual form of plasma cell neoplasm and occurs most commonly in the head and neck area, especially upper respiratory tract. We report a case of extramedullary plasmacytoma of the tonsils which was treated surgically with a review of literatures. 

Keywords: Extramedullary plasmacytomaTonsil.
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