Published: 19 October 2014
Author(s): Kim Paricaud, Guillaume Moulis, Marie-Sophie Combis, Laurent Sailler, Philippe Arlet
Section: Letter to the Editor

Multiple myeloma-related monoclonal gammopathy is a well-known cause of highly elevated serum protein [1]. However, other diseases inducing major polyclonal immunoglobulin production can be responsible for very high serum protein levels. The relative frequency of the causes of protidemia >100g/L has not been assessed. The purpose of the present study was to assess the etiological spectrum of protidemia >100g/L in unselected hospitalized patients of a tertiary care hospital.


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