BOY FRAME, M.D.; M. R. PACHTER, M.SC., M.D.; R. K. NIXON, M.D.
During the last decade considerable attention has been focused on the serum protein aberrations in multiple myeloma.1 Little information has been presented, however, regarding the serum lipids and the possibility of deranged lipid metabolism in this disease. Kanzow,2 in evaluating 10 patients with macroglobulinemia of Waldenström and five with myelomatosis, observed a marked decrease in serum lipids in a majority of these cases, especially in those with macroglobulinemia. Similar findings of strikingly low cholesterol values in patients with multiple myeloma were noted by Leibetseder,3 Gross and Weicker,4 and Lewis and Page.5 Still other authors have substantiated the presence of low
FRAME B, PACHTER MR, NIXON RK. MYELOMATOSIS WITH XANTHOMATOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;54:134–141. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-1-134
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(1):134-141.
Hematology/Oncology, Multiple Myeloma.
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