Plasmacytoma of the Thyroid Gland: Case Report and Review of the Literature

  • Abdulrahman A. Meccawy King Abdulaziz University
Keywords: Plasmacytoma, Thyroid gland, Extramedullary, Immunohistochemistry, Hematological studies.

Abstract

Primary plasmacytoma of the thyroid gland is a rare disease, and up-to-date, its clinical pathological features are not fully understood. A case of a Plasmacytoma of the thyroid gland which is the first reported case in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been detected. The present case is an extramedullary, non-mucosal plasmacytoma of the thyroid gland in a 57-years-old male who was presented with a large diffuse thyroid swelling. Histopathological examination of the surgical specimen, along with immunohistochemical studies, confirmed the diagnosis of plasmacytoma. Hematological work up for multiple myeloma was negative.

Author Biography

Abdulrahman A. Meccawy, King Abdulaziz University

Department of Surgery

Published
2010-04-01
How to Cite
Meccawy, A. A. (2010). Plasmacytoma of the Thyroid Gland: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of King Abdulaziz University - Medical Sciences, 17(2), 83-92. https://doi.org/10.4197/med.17-2.7
Section
Case Reports

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