Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology

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Extramedullary plasmacytoma of larynx: a report of an interesting case

Article : Open access

Article type : Case Report

Volume : 7

Issue : 2

Year : 2020

Author : Swapna S Magdum, Girish A Kadkol, Madhura D Phadke, Jaydeep N Pol

Page no : 331-334

Abstract : Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) is neoplastic proliferation of monoclonal plasma cells outside the bone marrow. Only 3% of plasma cell neoplasms occur at extramedullary site. Majority of cases occur in head and neck region and very few cases are reported in larynx. We herein report a case of extramedullary plasmacytoma involving the left vocal cord and diagnosed after histopathology and immunohistochemistry (IHC) study. Keywords: Extramedullary, Plasmacytoma, Larynx, Immunohistochemistry.