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I understand that uncomplicated monoclonal gammopathy does not raise the WBC & CRP. But can MGUS lead to more serious conditions that do elevate both WBC & CRP? Would there be ANY other pathological data to look for if a worse condition comes about?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: See below

About 1-2% of the patients with MGUS develop multiple myeloma, a form of bone cancer, each year. It would be prudent to have yearly check ups.
You may consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mgus/home/ovc-20199535

In brief: See below

About 1-2% of the patients with MGUS develop multiple myeloma, a form of bone cancer, each year. It would be prudent to have yearly check ups.
You may consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mgus/home/ovc-20199535
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: MGUS

http://www.mayoclinic.
org/diseases-conditions/mgus/symptoms-causes/dxc-20199538 Regular follow up with a hematologist would identify progression. Check your urine intermittently for proteins; light chains, Bence Jones proteins and check renal function. Today there are many treatments for the varying sequela.

In brief: MGUS

http://www.mayoclinic.
org/diseases-conditions/mgus/symptoms-causes/dxc-20199538 Regular follow up with a hematologist would identify progression. Check your urine intermittently for proteins; light chains, Bence Jones proteins and check renal function. Today there are many treatments for the varying sequela.
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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