Subepithelial corneal immunoglobulin deposition as a manifestation of multiple myeloma: A case report and literature review

Trent P. Wang, Steven G. Safran, Joshua R. Richter, David S. Siegel, David H. Vesole

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Abstract

Crystalline deposition in the cornea can be an early manifestation of paraproteinemia, which may paralleldisease activity. Local treatment with superficial keratectomy orpenetrating keratoplasty provides symptomatic butonly transient improvement. Treatment of systemic disease often leads to resolutionof corneal involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e39-e42
JournalClinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Autologous stem cell transplantation
  • Corneal crystalline deposition
  • Multiple myeloma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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