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Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia presenting with cold urticaria and cold purpura.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8348727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia presenting with non-specific dermatological symptoms (cold urticaria and cold purpura) is described in a 37-year-old female patient. Progressive telangiectasia and spider naevi were also observed. Involvement of the skin may be explained by the presence of macroglobulins with cryoprotein-like qualities. This facilitated an early diagnosis.
L Török; I Borka; G Szabó
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental dermatology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0307-6938     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-09-13     Completed Date:  1993-09-13     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606847     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Dermatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dermatology Department, County Hospital Bács-Kiskun, Kecskemét, Hungary.
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MeSH Terms
Cold Temperature / adverse effects*
Purpura / etiology*
Telangiectasis / etiology
Urticaria / etiology*
Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia / complications*

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