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A 58-year-old male asked:

what is walden strom marcogulinemia?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Low grade lymphoma: It is a disorder where one produces more antibody, specifically igm. This antibody is large so when in increased numbers can lead to several problems. These include what is called hyper viscosity syndrome. As there is too much of this protein, it tends to clog small arterioles and can lead to such things as mouth sores, kidney problems and other issues. The goal is keep the level down.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr. S: It is form of cancer of the lymph glands, but is usually not rapidly progressive

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