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Clinical and rheological studies in a patient with hyperviscosity syndrome due to Waldenström's macroglobulinemia.
Bibl Haematol 1981 (47):242-6
Hepatogastroenterology 2000 May-Jun;47(33):842-5
Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan.
A case of hepatocellular carcinoma associated with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia is reported. During treatment and follow-up of hepatocellular carcinoma, a 54-year-old man was found to have a progressive monoclonal increase in serum IgM level and subsequently was diagnosed as having Waldenström's macroglobulinemia. Chemotherapy was carried out to prevent hyperviscosity syndrome due to Waldenström's macroglobulinemia without any surgical management for hepatocellular carcinoma. Read More
Am Fam Physician 1981 Aug;24(2):187-9
Am J Gastroenterol 1991 May;86(5):633-4
Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Bronx, New York.
We report on a patient with chronic calcific pancreatitis associated with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, and we have hypothesized a possible relationship between these two entities. The hyperviscosity of serum in Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia may be associated with a viscous pancreatic juice that leads to stone formation. Read More