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IZQUIERDO CALZADO, Ana Dolores. Presumptive diagnosis of the macroglobulinemia of Waldenström. MEDISAN [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.4, pp. 618-622. ISSN 1029-3019.
The case report of a 60 year-old patient is described who was assisted in his health area for presenting apparently banal symptoms and mucocutaneous pallor. The hemochemical tests and the hematimetry revealed severe pancytopenia and marked proteinemia, reason why other complementary tests were carried out, to check the presence of primary monoclonal gammapathy or associated with some neoplasic process. Primary macroglobulinemia was found, so the existence of the disease of Waldenström was confirmed.
Keywords : man; macroglobulinemia of Waldenström; primary monoclonal gammapathy; pancytopenia; proteinemia.