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glossary:hypergammaglobulinemia [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +====== hypergammaglobulinemia ======
 +(1) Abnormally high levels of antibodies in the [[blood]]. Common in persons with HIV.
 +(2) An excess of GAMMA-GLOBULINS in the blood. It is seen frequently in chronic infectious [[disease]]s. (Dorland, 27th ed)
 +(3) An excess of [[gammaglobulin]] in the [[blood]]. It occurs in chronic granulomatous [[inflammation]]s,​ chronic bacterial [[infections]],​ [[liver]] disease, multiple myeloma, [lymphoma]]s,​ and dysproteinemias.
 +===== monoclonal hypergammaglobulinemia =====
 +An increased level of homogeneous [[immunoglobulin]] [[molecule]]s of a single specificity in the [[blood]] following proliferation of a clone of immunoglobulin-producing B lymphocytes.
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