Heavy Chain Diseases

Heavy chain diseases are neoplastic plasma cell disorders, which are characterized by the overproduction of monoclonal immunoglobulin heavy chain. Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment vary depending on the specific disease. The heavy chain diseases, there are usually malignant plasma cell diseases. In most plasma cell disorders Paraproteins structurally similar to the normal antibody molecules. In contrast, incomplete in heavy chain diseases monoclonal immunoglobulins (real Paraproteins) are formed. These consist only (from…

September 3, 2018