gammopathy


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a disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins

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The unique nature of each monoclonal gammopathy warrants our attention to the entire case, and evaluation of such cases frequently benefits from open lines of communication with clinicians.
Moreover, another prospective study (19) that focused on monoclonal gammopathy in SLE showed that no patient progressed to MM during the five-year study.
Moreover, with the aging population, the number of patients who may have unrecognized MBL or monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance is continuously increasing.
Monoclonal gammopathy and subsequent multiple myeloma in a patient on chronic diphenylhydantoin therapy.
Fanconi's syndrome and distal (type 1) renal tubular acidosis in a patient with primary Sjogren's syndrome with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.
18) This is classically observed in dogs with B-cell neoplasia, specifically those with an immunoglobulin M monoclonal gammopathy.
CD4 cell count was 368/[micro]L (24%), and serum protein electrophoresis showed polyclonal gammopathy.
It tends to involve the head and neck rather than the extremities, and in most cases the sclerodermiform plaques and lichenoid papules are associated with a monoclonal gammopathy
renal involvement by systemic disease (including multiple myeloma, monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance, systemic lupus erythematosis, antiphospholipid syndrome, diabetes, systemic vasculitis and scleroderma)
Monoclonal gammopathy occurs in about one-half of patients with extramedullary plasmacytoma.
A symptomless blood disorder, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), is not linked to as many serious diseases as previously thought, according to a study published in the August 2009 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): An American study has shown that exposure to certain pesticides doubles a person's risk of developing an abnormal blood condition called monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)-a condition that can lead to a painful cancer of the plasma cells in the bone marrow, called myeloma.
Moreover, several examinations are necessary to investigate possible underlying general disease, like ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease, arthritis and other rheumatologic disorders, hepatitis C, and a broad spectrum of lymphoproliferative pathologies, from monoclonal gammopathy to myelodysplastic syndrome and malignancies.
Specific topics include cytogenetic abnormalities in multiple myeloma, therapy for patients not eligible for autologous transplant, thalidomide, heat shock protein 90 as a therapeutic target, anemia and erythropoeitic growth factors in multiple myeloma, and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.