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BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007354
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Extramedullary endobronchial plasmacytoma

  1. Adnan Majid3
  1. 1Division of Interventional Pulmonology, Clinica Alemana-Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile
  2. 2Clinica Alemana-Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile
  3. 3Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Santiago, Chile
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Sebastián Fernández-Bussy, sfernandezbussy{at}alemana.cl

Description

A 58-year-old man with a history of multiple myeloma was admitted to the hospital with progressive dyspnoea and hypoxemia. Chest examination revealed decreased breath sounds bilaterally. Blood examination revealed anaemia. Chest x-ray and chest CT scan revealed multiple pulmonary nodules, segmental atelectasis and central bronchial narrowing. Flexible bronchoscopy showed nodular lesions with extensive mucosa and submucosal infiltration, which extended from the proximal bronchus intermedius to the right …

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