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What is the treatment for gammopathy?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Monoclonal gammopath: According to mayo clinic were the diease was discovered.No treatment is required for people diagnosed with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (mgus). About 20 percent of people with mgus develop a more serious condition, such as multiple myeloma or other cancers or blood disorders. Therefore, careful observation and follow-up are important.
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What is gammopathy?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Immoglobulin finding: If a person has an unusually large number of antibodies, but not a single one in great excess, we speak of a polyclonal gammopathy; it's never a specific finding. An abundance of a single antibody is a monoclonal antibody "spike" that is quite common but may indicate or precede (often by decades) plasma cell "multiple" myeloma.
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