nonsecretory myeloma


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non·se·cre·to·ry my·e·lo·ma

multiple myeloma in which there is no detectable paraproteinemia or paraproteinuria.

nonsecretory myeloma

Multiple myeloma is which there is infiltration of the bone marrow by abnormal plasma cells, hypercalcemia, anemia, renal failure, or pathological bone fractures, but in which a monoclonal protein cannot be detected in either the urine or the blood.
See also: myeloma
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Serum and urine FLC immunoassays should be useful for identifying and monitoring patients with BJ myeloma and nonsecretory myeloma (25).
Serum free light chain measurements for identifying and monitoring patients with nonsecretory myeloma.
Nonsecretory myelomas are defined by a clinical and anatomical diagnosis of plasma cell dyscrasia with un detectable monoclonal protein in the serum (1).