Clinical observations showing the role of some factors in the etiology of multiple myeloma: A study in 7 patients

Muzaffer Aksoy, Sakir Erdem, Günçağ Dinçol, Abdullah Kutlar, Itir Bakioğlu, Turhan Hepyüksel

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7 cases of multiple myeloma with a history of exposure to benzene, radioactive iodine, chemotherapy for Hodgkin's disease and of repeated injections of autovaccine to Staphylococcus albus hemolyticus are described. The relationship between the development of multiple myeloma and possible etiologic factors is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)116-120
Number of pages5
JournalActa Haematologica
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984
Externally publishedYes



  • Autovaccine
  • Bacterial allergens
  • Benzene
  • Chemotherapeutic agents
  • Ionizing radiation
  • Multiple myeloma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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