Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is defined by a monoclonal immunoglobulin in serum of <3 g/dL, fewer than 10% plasma cells in the bone marrow and no evidence of lytic bone lesions, anemia, hypercalcemia, or renal insufficiency related to the plasma cell proliferative process. More than 50% of patients with a monoclonal gammopathy at Mayo Clinic have MGUS. IgG is the most common type of M protein.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Multiple Myeloma|
|Subtitle of host publication||Translational and Emerging Therapies|
|Number of pages||20|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2007|
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