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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016, 4(2), 44-47
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-2-3
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Type 1 Cryoglobulinemia in Monoclonal Gammopathy Presenting as Acute Renal Failure and Fatal Outcome

Orivaldo Alves Barbosa1, , Herivaldo Ferreira da Silva2, Priscila Dourado Evangelista3, José Gerardo Araujo Paiva3, Cristiane Ferreira da Silva4, João Paulo Uchoa Fontenele5 and José Walter Correia1

1Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Cesar Cals

2Hematology Department, Hospital Cesar Cals

3Rheumatology Department, Hospital Cesar Cals

4Academic of Medicine

5Pathologist, Argos Laboratory

Pub. Date: February 24, 2016

Cite this paper:
Orivaldo Alves Barbosa, Herivaldo Ferreira da Silva, Priscila Dourado Evangelista, José Gerardo Araujo Paiva, Cristiane Ferreira da Silva, João Paulo Uchoa Fontenele and José Walter Correia. Type 1 Cryoglobulinemia in Monoclonal Gammopathy Presenting as Acute Renal Failure and Fatal Outcome. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016; 4(2):44-47. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-2-3

Abstract

The cryoglobulinemia , particularly type 1 or monoclonal, is a rare disease with variable severity and diverse clinical manifestations and may lead to death due to multisystem failure and secondary infections. The early recognition and treatment of this disease are essential for a good prognosis. We report a case of cryoglobulinemic disease associated with Monoclonal gammopathy of Undetermined Significance with fatal outcome.

Keywords:
monoclonal gammopathies cryoglobulinemic vasculitis cryoglobulinemia livedo reticularis

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