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Related to macroglobulinemia: Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
increased levels of macroglobulins in the blood.
Waldenström's macroglobulinemia a type of plasma cell dyscrasia with cells having lymphocytic, plasmacytic, or intermediate morphology and secreting IgM M-component. There is diffuse infiltration of bone marrow and in many cases also of the spleen, liver, or lymph nodes. The circulating macroglobulin produces symptoms of hyperviscosity syndrome: weakness, fatigue, bleeding disorders, and visual disturbances. Peak incidence is in the sixth and seventh decades.
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The presence of increased levels of macroglobulins in the circulating blood.
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A condition marked by an abnormally high concentration of macroglobulins in the blood serum.
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Increased levels of macroglobulins in the blood.
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