›› 2019, Vol. 39 ›› Issue (3): 336-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2019.03.021

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A case report: κ light chain multiple myeloma with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

HUANG Cong-hua, GAO Ting, LU Xiao-ye, ZHU Chang-qing   

  1. Emergency Department, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200127, China
  • Online:2019-03-28 Published:2019-04-28
  • Supported by:
    Scientific Research Program of Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2015DZ1941307

Abstract: Multiple myeloma (MM) is a common malignant tumor of blood system, often manifested as bone destruction, hypercalcemia, and hyperviscosity syndrome. Electrolyte disturbance and hypertension causedMM can induce posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). This case report reviews that a patient with osteodynia had several mental abnormalities, and was diagnosed as having κ light chain MM with PRES after thorough examination.

Key words: hypercalcemia, &, kappa, light chain, multiple myeloma (MM), posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES)

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