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Bence Jones proteinuria

Pronunciation: bents jonz

Definition: presence of Bence Jones proteins in the urine, usually indicative of a neoplastic process such as Bence Jones myeloma (multiple myeloma), amyloidosis, or Waldenström macroglobulinemia.

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