Amyloidosis. An unusual complication of Gaucher's disease

S. H. Dikman, M. Goldstein, T. Kahn, M. A. Leo, N. Weinreb

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Abstract

Gaucher's disease has been associated with plasma cell dyscrasias. A patient had Gaucher's disease, nephrotic syndrome, and systemic amyloidosis. Plasmacytosis in the bone marrow, the presence of light chains in the urine and renal glomeruli, and the finding of low circulating immunoglobulin levels suggest that the amyloid in this patient is related to a plasma cell dyscrasia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)460-462
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Volume102
Issue number9
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978

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  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

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Dikman, S. H., Goldstein, M., Kahn, T., Leo, M. A., & Weinreb, N. (1978). Amyloidosis. An unusual complication of Gaucher's disease. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 102(9), 460-462.