Multiple myeloma presenting as space-occupying lesions of the liver

Cancer. 1990 Jun 15;65(12):2784-6. doi: 10.1002/1097-0142(19900615)65:12<2784::aid-cncr2820651229>;2-3.


Initial myeloma presentation as discrete liver nodules is unusual. A 59-year-old man who presented with hepatomegaly and multiple space-occupying lesions in the liver and who was found to have a lambda light chain multiple myeloma with hepatic plasmacytomas is described and a review of liver involvement in multiple myeloma is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin G / analysis
  • Immunoglobulin Light Chains / analysis
  • Immunoglobulin lambda-Chains / analysis
  • Liver Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multiple Myeloma / pathology*


  • Immunoglobulin G
  • Immunoglobulin Light Chains
  • Immunoglobulin lambda-Chains