Multiple Myeloma

  • Jasna Mihailovic
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
  • Ronan P. Killeen


History: Multiple myeloma was initially diagnosed 9 years ago. Patient received chemotherapy followed by a stem cell transplant 8 years ago with complete remission. The disease recurred 5 years ago with the identification of a plasmocytoma; treated with Cytoxan and Thalidomide with no response; chemotherapy changed to Velcade and Doxil, followed by second stem cell transplant 4 years ago. One year later, patient relapsed with increasing serum light chains; started on a new chemotherapeutic regimen that included dexamethasone. This regimen has been continued for the past 18 months. There are no prior FDG PET/CT studies available for comparison.


Multiple Myeloma Chemotherapeutic Regimen Lytic Lesion Teaching Point Osseous Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jasna Mihailovic
    • 1
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 2
  • Stanley J. Goldsmith
    • 3
  • Ronan P. Killeen
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine Oncology Institute of Vojvodina Sremska Kamenica Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin” ZrenjaninUniversity of Novi SadSremska KamenicaSerbia
  2. 2.Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular ImagingNew York-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Radiology & MedicineWeill Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Consultant Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine PhysicianSt Vincents University HospitalDublinIreland

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