A case of multiple myeloma with double malarial infection/Cifte malarya enfeksiyonlu multipl miyelom olgusu.
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A final diagnosis of residual disease (Multiple Myeloma) along with malarial (double) infection was made and patient responded well to antimalarial therapy and discharged.
This case is also important in this aspect that it was negative for Rapid Malaria test on peripheral smear examination but double malarial infection was present in marrow.
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Harish Chandra, Smita Chandra
Department of Pathology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Ram Nagar, Doiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Address for Correspondence: Asst. Prof. Harish Chandra, Department of Pathology, H.I.M.S Dehradun, India
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|Title Annotation:||Images in Hematology|
|Author:||Chandra, Harish; Chandra, Smita|
|Publication:||Turkish Journal of Hematology|
|Article Type:||Case study|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2008|
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