ALVIN G. FOORD, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Multiple myeloma cases notoriously present bizarre clinical syndromes often diagnosed as arthritis, neuritis, severe anemias, or chronic nephritis, etc., depending on the predominance of various symptoms or findings such as pain, pallor, or urinary or blood nitrogen findings respectively.
Likewise many unique chemical and hematological findings are reported, most of which are neither entirely explained nor satisfactorily related to the underlying disorder. Reimann,1 however, first called attention to the cause of the autohemagglutination seen in the blood of a patient who had been treated for arthritis for months. The fact that this patient's red cells formed tight rouleaux in smears
FOORD AG. HYPERPROTEINEMIA, AUTOHEMAGGLUTINATION, RENAL INSUFFICIENCY AND ABNORMAL BLEEDING IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA1. Ann Intern Med. ;8:1071–1089. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-9-1071
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(9):1071-1089.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma, Nephrology.
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