Mediastinal adenopathy in myeloma

J Can Assoc Radiol. 1980 Mar;31(1):48-9.


Radiographic detection of intrathoracic lymphadenopathy in multiple myleoma is uncommon, but may occur late in the course of the disease. Rarely, it may present a diagnostic problem and needle aspiration biopsy may be necessary for definitive diagnosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Lymph Nodes* / pathology
  • Lymphatic Diseases / etiology
  • Lymphatic Diseases / pathology
  • Male
  • Mediastinum
  • Middle Aged
  • Multiple Myeloma / complications*
  • Plasma Cells / pathology