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Multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma (from Greek myelo-, bone marrow), also known as plasma cell myeloma or Kahler’s disease (after Otto Kahler), is cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow. Continue reading

Odynophagia vs dysphagia


Dysphagia- sticking sensation or obstruction on swallowing

Odynophagia- pain on swallowing. It comes form the Greek words odyno– meaning pain and –phagia meaning swallowing.

These are often used incorrectly. Continue reading