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blood dyscrasia

[′bləd də′skrāzh·ə]
(medicine)
Obsolete term. Any abnormal condition of the formed elements of blood or of the constituents required for clotting.
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Complete hematologic response, defined as no evidence of an underlying plasma cell dyscrasia one year after treatment, were reported in 40%; these responses were fairly durable, as 85% of such patients were still alive compared to a median survival of 5.
Primary amyloidosis is a type of plasma cell dyscrasia in which 5 to 10% of bone marrow plasma cells have a clonal dominance of a light chain isotype on immunohistochemical staining.
Given the overlap among LP, atypical lymphocytic lobular panniculitis, and SPTCL, some authors believe that these disorders represent a spectrum of subcuticular T-cell lymphoid dyscrasia.
Isolated acquired FX deficiency raises the possibility of amyloidosis which is most commonly a complication of an underlying plasma cell dyscrasia.
The patient returned to the Otolaryngology Clinic 3 weeks after the diagnosis of her plasma cell dyscrasia.
Dipyrone and blood dyscrasia revisited: "non-evidence based medicine.
She then joined the faculty, with a research focus on B-cell clonal evolution and differentiation in the pathogenesis of immunoglobulin light-chain amyloidosis, a bone marrow plasma cell dyscrasia.
Multiple myeloma is the second most common haematological malignancy after Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and is part of a spectrum of diseases labelled Plasma Cell Dyscrasia.
Hemodynamic instability with low cardiac output, arrhythmias, bleeding dyscrasia, low urine output, and arterial blood gas disorders may occur singly or in combination during this phase.
He is a widely known clinical chemist who is an expert in the areas of tumor markers, critical care laboratory medicine, laboratory automation and robotics, and specific protein analysis in B-cell dyscrasia.
The readers are told on page 155 that "immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis is associated with a plasma cell dyscrasia," which was stated by different authors a mere 10 pages earlier.
The underlying bone marrow disorder/monoclonal immunoglobulin producing disorder is known by many different names (plasma cell disorder, plasma cell dyscrasia, paraprotein disorder, monoclonal gammopathy, etc), and is very subtle in 80% of patients.