Author | Shahram Mori, MD, PhD

Articles

Heavy Chain Diseases: A Manifestation of Rogue B Cells

January 15, 2014

Most physicians are less aware of clinical presentations of the various heavy chain diseases, due in great part to their low incidence and highly variable clinical course. Heavy chain diseases are rare lymphoproliferative B-cell disorders whose hallmark is the accumulation and secretion of truncated constant heavy chains without the associated light chains.