dyscrasia


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dyscrasia

 [dis-kra´zhah]
a condition related to a disease or pathologic state, usually referring to an imbalance of component elements. adj., adj dyscrat´ic.
blood dyscrasia a pathologic condition of the blood, usually referring to a disorder of the cellular elements of the blood.
plasma cell d's a diverse group of neoplastic diseases involving proliferation of a single clone of cells producing a serum M component (a monoclonal immunoglobulin or immunoglobulin fragment); the cells usually have plasma cell morphology, but may have lymphocytic or lymphoplasmacytic morphology. The group includes multiple myeloma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, the heavy chain diseases, benign monoclonal gammopathy, and immunocytic amyloidosis. Called also paraproteinemias and monoclonal gammopathies.

dys·cra·si·a

(dis-krā'zē-ă),
1. A morbid general state resulting from the presence of abnormal material in the blood, usually applied to diseases affecting blood cells or platelets.
2. Old term indicating disease.
[G. bad temperament, fr. dys- + krasis, a mixing]

dyscrasia

/dys·cra·sia/ (-kra´zhah) [Gr.] a term formerly used to indicate an abnormal mixture of the four humors; in surviving usages it is now roughly synonymous with disease or pathologic condition.
plasma cell dyscrasias  a diverse group of neoplastic diseases involving proliferation of a single clone of cells producing a serum M component (a monoclonal immunoglobulin or immunoglobulin fragment) and usually having a plasma cell morphology; it includes multiple myeloma and heavy chain diseases.

dyscrasia

(dĭs-krā′zhə, -zhē-ə)
n.
An abnormal bodily condition, especially of the blood.

dyscrasia

[diskrā′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, dys + krasis, mingling
pertaining to an abnormal condition of the blood or bone marrow, such as leukemia, aplastic anemia, or prenatal Rh incompatibility.

dyscrasia

See Blood dyscrasia, Plasma cell dyscrasia, Plasma cell dyscrasia with polyneuropathy.

dys·cra·si·a

(dis-krā'zē-ă)
Any morbid general state resulting from the presence of abnormal material in the blood, usually applied to diseases affecting blood cells or platelets.
[G. bad temperament, fr. dys- + krasis, a mixing]

dyscrasia

A vague term meaning any abnormal condition of the body.

dys·cra·si·a

(dis-krā'zē-ă)
Morbid general state resulting from presence of abnormal material in blood.
[G. bad temperament, fr. dys- + krasis, a mixing]

dyscrasia (diskrā´zhə, -zēə),

n 1. a morbid condition, especially one that involves an imbalance of component elements.
n 2. an abnormal composition of the blood, such as that found in leukemia and anemia.

dyscrasia

a morbid condition, usually referring to an imbalance of component elements.

blood dyscrasia
any abnormal or pathological condition of the blood.
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In this report, we confirm and expand the association of C3G and plasma cell dyscrasias, including symptomatic multiple myeloma.
Although plasma cell dyscrasia would not be "per se" risk factors for the occurrence of CI-AKI, when comorbidities are present, patients require to be carefully monitored after contrast media injection.
To our knowledge, there are only two other cases in the literature in which LCDD of the liver without renal involvement was the first manifestation of plasma cell dyscrasia.
Plasma cell dyscrasia with polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M protein and skin changes: the POEMS syndrome: report on two cases and a review of the literature.
Primary AL amyloidosis is a protein conformation disorder associated with clonal plasma cell dyscrasia.
8 There is no associated plasma cell dyscrasia in NFD in contrast to scleromyxedema.
Systemic light-chain (AL) amyloidosis is a clonal plasma cell dyscrasia.
En tanto la enfermedad era un cambio de esta naturaleza que resultaba de una mala mezcla de los humores, era una dyscrasia, un desequilibrio general, y, por consiguiente, el hombre enfermaba en su totalidad.
No family history of cancer, blood dyscrasia, or immunocompromise
Bone marrow biopsy revealed a plasma cell dyscrasia with 10% plasma cells.
The second element is hypercoagulation due to conditions such as blood dyscrasia, dehydration, malignancy, or use of oral contraceptives.
Doctors initially thought she had leukaemia but later diagnosed a rare blood disorder called Dyscrasia.