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    Myeloma Professional

    Myeloma, This is called smouldering (or indolent) myeloma. Smouldering myeloma progresses to myeloma at a rate of 10% per year over the first five years following d...

    Myeloma (Myelomatosis) Conditions

    Myeloma (Myelomatosis), What is myeloma? Myeloma is a type of blood cancer. The cancer involves certain white blood cells called plasma cells.

    Paraproteinaemia Professional

    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia . Myeloma : [ 1 ] Myeloma remains incurable with a median survival of 3-4 years. Autologous stem cell transplant can prolong survival. ,...

    Blood Cancers Conditions

    What is myeloma? Myeloma is a cancer that affects cells in the bone marrow, called plasma cells. As the cancerous plasma cells fill the bone marrow, you are not able to make enoug...

    Globulins Professional

    Multiple myeloma. Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia. Hyperimmunisation. Low albumin level causing increased globulin fraction - cirrhosis, nephrotic syndrome.

    Melphalan tablets Medicines

    It is most commonly prescribed for conditions such as multiple myeloma and polycythaemia vera . Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the bone marrow. Polycythaemia vera is a bone marro...

    Polyuria Professional

    Bone marrow infiltration may be evident in myeloma. ESR raised in collagen vascular diseases, myeloma and malignancy. Serum protein electrophoresis: for monoclonal immunoglobulin ...

    Amyloidosis Professional

    Most patients have evidence of isolated monoclonal gammopathy or asymptomatic myeloma, and the occurrence of AL amyloidosis in patients with symptomatic multiple myeloma or other B-c...

    Hyperviscosity Syndrome Professional

    Increased serum viscosity usually results from increased circulating serum immunoglobulins (eg, macroglobulinaemia, multiple myeloma) and can also result from increased cellular blood compone...

    Spinal Tumours Professional

    Lymphoproliferative tumours Multiple myeloma and plasmacytoma - multiple myeloma is the most common primary malignancy of bone and the spine: Multiple myeloma is a syste...

    POEMS Syndrome Professional

    Synonyms: osteosclerotic myeloma, Crow-Fukase syndrome, Takatsuki syndrome POEMS syndrome is defined as the presence of a peripheral neuropathy, a monoclonal plasma cell disorder, and oth...

    Plain Skull X-ray Professional

    As part of an imaging protocol for specific clinical problems - eg, skeletal survey for myeloma. Many centres now prefer bone scans for this purpose. Facial views after trauma to the facia...

    Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration Conditions

    Hodgkin's lymphoma  and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma . Myeloma. Monitor the response of treatment for leukaemia. Determine how far certain lymphomas or cancers have prog...

    Renal Manifestations of Systemic Disease Professional

    Sjögren's syndrome can also cause renal disease as a result of glomerulonephritis or interstitial nephritis. Myeloma See also separate Myeloma article. Renal...

    Proteinuria Professional

    Bence-Jones protein As may occur with multiple myeloma, this may also be undetectable on standard dipstick testing. These are the light chains of immunoglobulins.

    Polyneuropathies Professional

    Infection - eg, HIV, leprosy, diphtheria, tetanus, botulism. [ 3 ] Malignancy - eg, lung cancer, breast cancer, myeloma. Metabolic - eg, hypothyroidism, liver failure, chronic kidney d...

    Antibody and Antigen Tests Conditions

    To diagnose certain other conditions For example: Myeloma is a condition where the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes , which make abnormal quantities of antibodies.

    Stem Cell Transplant Conditions

    Lymphoma ( Hodgkin's lymphoma or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ). Myeloma . Your specialist will advise when it may be an appropriate option. As a rule, it is not often a first-l...

    Blood Tests to Detect Inflammation Conditions

    Some cancers- for example  myeloma  and  Hodgkin's lymphoma . Crohn's disease . Rejection of an organ transplant. After operations.

    Causes of Cancer Conditions

    Obesity Research has shown that many types of cancer are more common in people who are overweight or obese , including cancers of the breast , bowel , lining of the womb (endometrium) , oesophag...

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