In addition, these measures are commonly assessed in patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) and smoldering MM (SMM) as indicators of progression.
What does MGUS stand for?
MGUS stands for Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
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We have 4 other meanings of MGUS in our Acronym Attic
- Military GPS (Global Positioning System) User Equipment (US DoD)
- Motor Generator Unit Heat (automotive engineering)
- Modified General Utility Index (zooarchaeology)
- Morello Graphic User Interface
- Motor Generator Unit Kinetic (cars)
- Marine Gunner (US Navy)
- Master Gunnery Sergeant (military rank)
- Macroglobulinaemia of Undetermined Significance
- Monoclonal Gammopathies of Unknown Significance (biomedical science)
- Monoclonal Gammopathy of Uncertain Significance
Samples in periodicals archive:
Pesticide exposure and risk of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance in the Agricultural Health Study.
Patients often have varying combinations of periocular xanthogranuloma and other blood dyscrasias including thrombocytopenia, paraproteinemia and/or monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.
The term monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) denotes the presence of a monoclonal protein (M protein) in patients without evidence of multiple myeloma, macroglobulinemia, amyloidosis, or other related diseases.
In humans, Potter says, plasma cell cancer appears infrequently The most common manifestation of a human plasma cell proliferation is monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), which produces benign tumors.
In contrast, a majority of patients with small M-protein spikes have monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS).
Crystal-storing histiocytosis (CSH) is a rare manifestation associated with disorders that express monoclonal immunoglobulins, such as multiple myeloma, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, and lymphoid disorders such as lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma.
A Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is the term used to denote the presence of a monoclonal protein (M-protein, myeloma protein, or paraprotein) in persons without evidence of plasma-cell myeloma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, primary amyloidosis, or related disorders.