Canadian Respiratory Journal

Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2012 / Article

Case Report | Open Access

Volume 19 |Article ID 968254 | 3 pages |

Primary Endobronchial Plasmacytoma Involving Local Lymph Nodes and Presenting with Rare Immunoglobulin G Lambda Monoclonal Gammopathy


Extramedullary plasmacytoma occurring as a primary pulmonary lesion is rare. The present report describes a 42-year-old Chinese man diagnosed with primary pulmonary plasmacytoma following left lower lobectomy. Of note, an extremely rare immunoglobulin G lambda paraprotein was documented in the patient’s serum by immunofixation electrophoresis. The patient has been well, showing no local recurrence or multifocal disease during a 15-month follow-up.

Copyright © 2012 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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