monoclonal gammopathy(redirected from Monoclonal gammopathy types)
any one of a group of disorders due to proliferation of a single clone of lymphoid or plasma cells and characterized by the presence of monoclonal immunoglobulin in serum or urine (visible on electrophoresis as a single peak).
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monoclonal gammopathyA condition characterized by the clonal proliferation of immunoglobulin-producing B cells
Monoclonal gammopathy types
Variants of multiple myeoloma
• Solitary plasmacytoma of bone
• Extramedullary plasmacytoma
• Plasma cell leukemia
• Non-secretory myeloma
• Waldenström's macroglobulinemia
Heavy chain disease (γ, α, μ)
Of undetermined significance
Benign (IgG, IgA, IgM, IgD, or light chains)
Associated neoplasms that rarely produce monoclonal proteins
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