Multiple myeloma presenting as CEA-producing rectal cancer

Giampaolo Talamo, Amitkumar Barochia, Maurizio Zangari, Thomas P. Loughran

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We report the case of a 57-year-old patient with multiple myeloma, characterized by extramedullary involvement of the rectum at presentation. Malignant plasma cells were found to produce carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), a tumor antigen more commonly associated with rectal adenocarcinomas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-11
Number of pages2
JournalRare Tumors
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Histology
  • Oncology


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