Paraproteinemias and Peripheral Nerve Disease

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Clin Geriatr Med. 2021 May;37(2):301-312. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2021.01.004.


This article provides an overview of the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of the major paraprotein-related peripheral neuropathies, including monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, Waldenström macroglobulinemia, POEMS syndrome, multiple myeloma, transthyretin amyloidosis, and light chain amyloidosis. For each paraprotein neuropathy, the epidemiology, demographics, systemic findings, and electrophysiologic features are presented. Pharmacologic treatment of transthyretin amyloid polyneuropathy also is reviewed.

PMID:33858612 | DOI:10.1016/j.cger.2021.01.004

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