Sustained remission and reversal of end-organ dysfunction in a patient with anaplastic myeloma

Agrawal, Mridul; Kanakry, Jennifer; Arnold, Christina; Suzman, Daniel; Mathieu, Luckson; Kasamon, Yvette; Gladstone, Douglas; Ambinder, Richard; Ghosh, Nilanjan
July 2014
Annals of Hematology;Jul2014, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p1245
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of a 59-year-old woman presented with 3–4 weeks of easy bruising, jaundice, and abdominal pain. She was admitted for acute liver failure, thrombocytopenia which required continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVHD). Her initial treatment consisted of cyclophosphamide (Cy) followed by bortezomib.


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