heavy-chain disease

heavy-chain disease

a monoclonal gammopathy in which the heavy chain fragment alone is produced in large amounts and can be detected in both serum and urine.
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Immunoproliferative small intestinal disease: a study of 13 cases with alpha heavy-chain disease.
alpha] Heavy-Chain Disease (Immunoproliferative Small Intestinal Disease): cytoplasmic [alpha] heavy chain +, [CD20.
Modified immunoselection technique for definitive diagnosis of heavy-chain disease.