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Light chain disease

Introduction: Light chain disease

Description of Light chain disease

Light chain disease (medical condition): Fanconi syndrome that occurs secondary to the accumulation...more »

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Fanconi syndrome:
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Light chain disease: A condition in which plasma cells secrete immunoglobulin light chains of only one type, kappa or lambda. Light chain deposition disease is often associated with multiple myeloma or lymphoproliferative disease, but as many as 50% of patients have no evidence of neoplastic plasma cell proliferation. Light chains excreted in the urine are known as Bence Jones protein. Amyloidosis and severe renal failure occur more frequently than in multiple myeloma. Also known as Bence Jones myeloma. L-chain disease, L-chain myeloma, and LCDD. --2004
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Light chain disease: Related Topics

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Light chain disease as a Disease

Light chain disease: Another name for Fanconi syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Fanconi syndrome
  »Symptoms of Fanconi syndrome

Light chain disease: Related Diseases

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Causes of Light chain disease

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Symptoms of Light chain disease (Fanconi syndrome)

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