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µ-heavy-chain disease

 

Definition: the rarest form of heavy-chain disease, primarily seen in patients with long-standing chronic lymphatic leukemia; diagnosis is made on immunoelectrophoresis by finding a component reactive with antisera to µ-chains but not to light chains.

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