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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
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.
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Inaccurate haemoglobin estimation in Waldenstrbm's macroglobulinaemia: unusual reaction with monomeric IgM paraprotein.
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