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Myeloma is a malignant disease of the bone marrow. The features are an excess of abnormal malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow, lytic deposits on an X-ray and abnormal gammaglobulin in the serum. Symptoms include tiredness and bone pain, and there may be pathological fractures in the bones. Chemotherapy and possible local radiotherapy are treatment options.
Source: Adapted from Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary