macroglobulinemia

(redirected from Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia: multiple myeloma, lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Novel immunophenotypic features of marrow lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma and correlation with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia is a slow-growing, rare type of B-cell lymphoma for which no approved treatments is present in the EU at present.
NK: Not Known; ** EF: Ejection Fraction Table 2: Review of cases of congestive cardiac failure reported in clinical trials with bortezomib in multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia and plasma cell leukaemia.
Cutaneous Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia with "deck-chair" sign treated with cyclophosphamide.
A, (2009) Plasma Cell Dyscrasias and Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia, in Manual of Clinical Oncology, J.
This patient presented to our hemodialysis program in the autumn of 2007, with a diagnosis of Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia.
Diagnosis and management of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.
We wish to alert the medical community that (1) conservative management of even extensive nasal skin loss should be considered when clinically acceptable, and (2) there may be an association between anti-CD2O antibody therapy for Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia and skin necrosis.
head of CLL and Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia program at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York.
Immunoglobulins (paraproteins) -- Elevated in plasma cell dyscrasia such as multiple myeloma and Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.
The frequency of monoclonal gammopathies without evidence of multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, primary amyloidosis, or related disease is <1% in patients under 50 years of age.
That's because Schaible has a rare cancer called Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia.