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What is Hypergammaglobulinemia?

What is Hypergammaglobulinemia?

  • Hypergammaglobulinemia: An increase in the level of any of a number of gamma globulins. This can result from conditions such as chronic bacterial infections, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, dysproteinemias, liver disease and chronic granulomatous inflammations. The exact symptoms depend on the type of gamma globulins involved and the severity of the condition.
  • Hypergammaglobulinemia: An excess of GAMMA-GLOBULINS in the blood. It is seen frequently in chronic infectious diseases. (Dorland, 27th ed)
    Source - Diseases Database

Hypergammaglobulinemia: Introduction

Types of Hypergammaglobulinemia:

Broader types of Hypergammaglobulinemia:

How serious is Hypergammaglobulinemia?

Complications of Hypergammaglobulinemia: see complications of Hypergammaglobulinemia

What causes Hypergammaglobulinemia?

Causes of Hypergammaglobulinemia: see causes of Hypergammaglobulinemia

What are the symptoms of Hypergammaglobulinemia?

Symptoms of Hypergammaglobulinemia: see symptoms of Hypergammaglobulinemia

Complications of Hypergammaglobulinemia: see complications of Hypergammaglobulinemia

Hypergammaglobulinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hypergammaglobulinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hypergammaglobulinemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Hypergammaglobulinemia: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Hypergammaglobulinemia.
Treatments for Hypergammaglobulinemia: see treatments for Hypergammaglobulinemia
Research for Hypergammaglobulinemia: see research for Hypergammaglobulinemia

Name and Aliases of Hypergammaglobulinemia

Main name of condition: Hypergammaglobulinemia

Other names or spellings for Hypergammaglobulinemia:

Hyperimmunoglobulinaemia, Hyperimmunoglobulinemia, Immunoglobulin levels raised (plasma or serum), Gammaglobulins raised, Hypergammaglobulinaemia Source - Diseases Database


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