Intracranial involvement by multiple myeloma

A. Lasocki, S. Gangatharan, F. Gaillard, S.J. Harrison

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Intracranial involvement is a rare complication of multiple myeloma. It results either from direct extra-osseous spread from adjacent skeletal plasmacytomas or extra-medullary disease via haematogenous dissemination. The imaging appearances are non-specific, and dural, leptomeningeal, and parenchymal involvement can all occur. The purpose of this review is to illustrate the various neuroimaging appearances of this rare entity, focusing on MRI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)890-897
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Radiology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes


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