Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 225–228 | Cite as

Plasmacytoma of the large bowel: A review of the literature and a case report of multiple myeloma involving the rectosigmoid

  • Kishore G. Rao
  • Issa Yaghmai


Large bowel involvement is a rare manifestation of plasma cell tumors, especially in association with multiple myeloma. A review of the world literature reveals only 21 reported cases, the majority of which are classified as the solitary form of the disease. A case of multiple myeloma with rectosigmoid involvement is herein presented, and the radiological findings of reported cases are summarized.

Key words

Colon, neoplasms Multiple myeloma, complications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kishore G. Rao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Issa Yaghmai
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMcGuire Veterans Administration HospitalRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyMedical College of Virginia HospitalsRichmondUSA

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