Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

(redirected from hyperglobulinemic purpura)

Wal·den·ström mac·ro·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(vahld'ĕn-strum),
macroglobulinemia occurring in old people, characterized by proliferation of cells resembling lymphocytes or plasma cells in the bone marrow, anemia, increased sedimentation rate, and hyperglobulinemia with a narrow peak in γ-globulin or β2-globulin at about 19 S units. The spleen, liver, or lymph nodes are often enlarged with frequent purpura or mucosal bleeding.

Wal·den·ström mac·ro·glob·u·li·ne·mi·a

(vahl'den-strem mak'rō-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă)
Macroglobulinemia occurring in old people, characterized by proliferation of cells resembling lymphocytes or plasma cells in the bone marrow, anemia, an increased sedimentation rate, and hyperglobulinemia with a narrow peak in γ-globulin or β2-globulin at about 19 S units. The spleen, liver, and lymph nodes are often enlarged, and there is frequently purpura or mucosal bleeding.

Waldenström,

Jan G., Swedish physician, 1906–.
Waldenström macroglobulinemia - Synonym(s): hyperglobulinemic purpura; Waldenström purpura; Waldenström syndrome
Waldenström purpura - Synonym(s): Waldenström macroglobulinemia
Waldenström syndrome - Synonym(s): Waldenström macroglobulinemia
Waldenström test - a test for porphyrin in the urine.