A 56-year-old male asked:
been diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy blood test showed high immunoglobulin m w/polyclonal gammopathy. kappa/lambda increase. possible meaning?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Carlo Valencia answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
PlasmaCellDIsorder: May have plasma cell disorder/multiple myeloma. Plasma cells are a type of white blood cells that produces immunoglobulin(antibodies). Multiple myeloma is a cancerous or excessive proliferation of these plasma cells which may lead to excessive high levels of calcium/bone pain/renal failure/anemia (low blood counts). Need to see hematologist (blood doctor specialist).
Answered on Feb 4, 2020
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