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Gamma-heavy chain disease

Disease definition

A type of HCD characterized by the production of incomplete monoclonal gamma-heavy chains without associated light chains. The clinical presentation most commonly resembles that of patients with systemic lymphoproliferative/autoimmune diseases.

ORPHA:100026

Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Franklin disease
    • Gamma-HCD
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C88.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0018854
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10346
  • MedDRA: -

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