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Waldenström macroglobulinemia

Disease definition

Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM) is an indolent B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by the accumulation of monoclonal cells in the bone marrow and peripheral lymphoid tissues, and associated with the production of serum immunoglobulin M (IgM) monoclonal protein.

ORPHA:33226

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: Elderly
  • ICD-10: C88.0
  • OMIM: 153600  610430
  • UMLS: C0024419
  • MeSH: D008258
  • GARD: 7872
  • MedDRA: 10047801

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