Myeloma (multiple)

"Myeloma (multiple)" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "myeloma (multiple)"

  • Myeloma (multiple) - C90.0 Multiple myeloma
    • monostotic - C90.3 Solitary plasmacytoma
      • plasma cell - C90.0 Multiple myeloma
    • plasma cell - C90.0 Multiple myeloma
    • solitary - See Also: Plasmacytoma, solitary; - C90.3 Solitary plasmacytoma

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Plasma Cells: Specialized forms of antibody-producing B-LYMPHOCYTES. They synthesize and secrete immunoglobulin. They are found only in lymphoid organs and at sites of immune responses and normally do not circulate in the blood or lymph. (Rosen et al., Dictionary of Immunology, 1989, p169 & Abbas et al., Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 2d ed, p20)