Skeletal survey

What is Skeletal survey?

It is a series of x rays of all the bones in the body or at least the axial skeleton and the large cortical bones.

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I would like to know why the pathologist feels highly suspicious for plasma cell neoplasm in a background of normal plasma cells? The marrow is...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hello dear. The patient has smoldering myeloma.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. Welcome to HCM. I have gone through the details. The...

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I have some urgent query regarding my mother's serum electrophoresis report. She previously had a fracture in spine vertebrae D9. After biopsy of...

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I do remember your mother's history. I felt that she was having a monoclonal gammopathy but not myeloma.

Now the M-spike has...

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I have multiple myeloma. Recently I had surgery to remove a benign pelvic wall cyst. Blood work before surgery showed my IgG at 1700 and 2wks...

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Brief Answer:
unlikely to be related to myeloma

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query.

Going by your history, your myeloma seems to be under...

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