Multiple plasmacytomas with IgA paraproteinemia, a low grade lymphoid neoplasm of differentiated B cells rarely seen in the young, were encountered in a 10-year-old child. T cell-depleted allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) was performed because of progressive disease despite chemotherapy. Donor T cells were infused after transplantation in gradually increasing numbers to achieve a graft-versus-tumor effect. Complete eradication of all tumor masses was achieved following BMT with normalization of serum immunoglobulin levels. The patient remains in complete remission 4 years after BMT. Allogeneic BMT should be considered early in the course of low-grade lymphoid malignancy in the younger age group.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Bone Marrow Transplantation|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1992|
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