Normal Plasma Cells and Myeloma Cells

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Title: Normal Plasma Cells and Myeloma Cells
Description: The top diagram displays plasma cells producing antibodies and attaching to foreign substances to fight infection and disease. The bottom diagram displays the body making too many plasma (myeloma) cells. These cells produce antibodies that the body does not need.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- Plasma Cell Tumor
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Cells or Tissue -- Normal Cells or Tissue
Type: B&W, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
AV Number: AV-9504-4432
Date Created: April 1995
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.