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alpha chain disease

 

Definition: a heavy chain disease that has monoclonal serum-urine immunoglobulin component that contains only a chain fragments but no light chain. May occur in a spectrum of plasmacytoses ranging from plasma cell hyperplasia to plasma cell myeloma.

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