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Slide 5
This bone marrow shows an increase in the number of plasma cells (plasmacytosis) but is not diagnostic of MM. In which of the following disorder(s) are plasma cells likely to be increased?
1. Chronic infection
2. Hyperparathyroidism
3. Breast cancer
4. Amyloidosis
5. Polycystic renal failure
What would you expect a serum protein electrophoresis to show in the disorder(s) with plasmacytosis?

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Course Section: 10. Plasma Cell Dyscrasias
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