Skip to Content

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.

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide