A 69-yr-old man with persistent anemia had multiple myeloma with an IgE- type kappa M component and Bence Jones proteinuria. Bone x-rays revealed occasional lytic lesions associated with a diffuse sclerotic reaction throughout the skeleton. Special bone histologic studies utilizing tetracycline labeling, undercalcified sections, and microradiography confirmed active osteoblastic activity. This case was compared with the four previously reported cases of IgE myeloma, one of which also had osteosclerosis.

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