Solitary Intracranial Plasmacytoma in an Unusual Location – A Case Report

  • Suresh Bishokarma Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Shikher Shrestha Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kajan Ranabhat Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Rajesh Panth Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal
Keywords: cerebellopontine angle, cranial nerve palsy, multiple myeloma, plasmacytoma

Abstract

Plasmacytoma is rare form of plasma cell dyscrasias, where there is malignant proliferation  of plasma cells. Solitary plasmacytoma developsin isolation without systemic manifestations of multiple myeloma (MM). We report a case of cerebellopontine angle (CPA) plasma cytoma, which masqueraded as a schwannoma with multiple cranial nerve involvement and review a literature pertaining to the same pathological entity.

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Author Biographies

Suresh Bishokarma, Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal

MS Neurosurgery Resident, Department of Pathology 

Shikher Shrestha, Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal

FCPS Consultant Neurosurgery, Department of Pathology 

Kajan Ranabhat, Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal

MD Consultant Radiologist, Department of Pathology 

Rajesh Panth, Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, Kathmandu, Nepal

MD Consultant Pathologist, Department of Pathology 

Published
2019-06-13
How to Cite
Bishokarma, S., Shrestha, S., Ranabhat, K., & Panth, R. (2019). Solitary Intracranial Plasmacytoma in an Unusual Location – A Case Report. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience, 16(1), 55-57. https://doi.org/10.3126/njn.v16i1.24436
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Case Report