macroglobulinemia

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macroglobulinemia

[‚mak·rə‚gläb·yə·lə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal increase in macroglobulins in the blood.
A disease characterized by proliferation of lymphocytes and plasmocytes and abnormally high macroglobulin blood levels.
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Rennke et al., "Renal disease related to Waldenstroom macroglobulinaemia: incidence, pathology and clinical outcomes," British Journal of Haematology, vol.
Treon, "Overall survival and competing risks of death in patients with Waldenstrom macroglobulinaemia: an analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database," British Journal of Haematology, vol.
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia and IgM monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: emerging understanding of a potential precursor condition.
Earlier this year, Marie Brown, from Reading, was diagnosed with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinaemia, which affects only five people in a million in the UK each year.
Matsue, "Necrotising fasciitis after bortezomib and dexamethasone-containing regimen in an elderly patient of Waldenstrom macroglobulinaemia," BMJ case reports, vol.
Inaccurate haemoglobin estimation in Waldenstrbm's macroglobulinaemia: unusual reaction with monomeric IgM paraprotein.
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