Bence-Jones proteinuria


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Bence-Jones proteinuria

[¦bens ¦jōnz ‚prō·tə′nür·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of Bence-Jones protein in the urine.
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In addition, urine light chain analysis revealed Bence-Jones proteinuria with [lambda] chain level of 0.04 g/L (reference range 0 g/L) and [kappa] chain level of 0.11 g/L (reference range 0 g/L).
Bence-Jones proteinuria, autoantibodies (ANA-HEp2, cANCA, pANCA), complement and thyroid profile were within normal limits.
He did well initially after starting this bortezomib-containing regimen, his routine serum protein electrophoresis showing undetectable M-protein band but persistent Bence-Jones proteinuria in the urine protein electrophoresis.
(1,5) In addition, over 60% of patients have monoclonal proteins in their urine (Bence-Jones proteinuria).
The clinical manifestations of myeloma included anemia (100%), Bence-Jones proteinuria (80%), "M" peak in serum electrophoresis (69%), lytic bone lesions (62%), "M" peak in urine electrophoresis (54%).
Current guidelines recommend that Bence-Jones proteinuria be monitored with 24-hour urine collections.
Identification and quantification of Bence-Jones proteinuria by automated nephelometric screening.