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A 43-year-old male asked:

What is the significance of having low serum levels of kappa and lambda free light chains? i had high ch50 and normal c3 and c4.

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Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
The: Concern would be low ch50 and low C3 ; c4, like in lupus. Elevations in kappa or lambda would be of concern for myeloma, not to worry about these levels.
Last updated Apr 4, 2019


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