Definition of paraprotein in English:

paraprotein

Syllabification: par·a·pro·tein
Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈprōtē(ə)n
 
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noun

Medicine
A protein found in the blood only as a result of cancer or other disease.
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  • Efforts to eradicate or reduce the inhibitor titer in this patient were not successful despite the use of plasmapheresis to control the paraprotein.
  • Three years after chemotherapy, the Hodgkin disease was in remission, while the paraprotein persisted.
  • We present a case of a 48-year-old woman with a history of autoimmune hemolytic anemia and Graves disease who presented with hepatosplenomegaly and a gamma-heavy-chain paraprotein.

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