L. M. SANCHEZ, M.D.; C. A. DOMZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.
"Myeloma kidney" is a term descriptive of the pathologic changes associated with lamellated protein deposits in the renal tubules of patients with multiple myeloma. Clinical manifestations of this process heretofore have been only sketchily delineated. Moreover, two other pathogenetic mechanisms, paramyloidosis and secondary hypogammaglobulinemia, may give rise to significant renal abnormalities in myeloma patients. Review of experience with 30 myeloma patients at this hospital disclosed that renal disease is a common guise under which myeloma may masquerade and elude diagnosis. The purpose of this report is to illustrate and classify the diverse renal syndromes which may be encountered in plasma
SANCHEZ LM, DOMZ CA. RENAL PATTERNS IN MYELOMA1. Ann Intern Med. ;52:44–54. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-1-44
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(1):44-54.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma, Nephrology.
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