Bence-Jones proteinuria


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Bence-Jones proteinuria

n.
The presence of Bence-Jones proteins in the urine, usually indicative of multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, or Waldenström's macroglobulinemia.
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We retrieved laboratory data on all patients with Bence-Jones proteinuria who had more than four 24-hour urine collections analyzed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, from 2003 through 2008.
The vast majority of these patients excrete these monoclonal light chains in the urine; this has traditionally been termed Bence-Jones proteinuria.
Identification and quantification of Bence-Jones proteinuria by automated nephelometric screening.
The optimum urine collections and monitoring of Bence-Jones proteinuria.