We report on a patient with a peripheral neuropathy associated with an IgMκ monoclonal protein, in whom pathological and immunological studies indicated that the IgMκ antibody was directed against peripheral-nerve myelin, as shown by complement fixation and immunoabsorption.

Plasma-cell dyscrasia and peripheral neuropathy with a monoclonal antibody to peripheral-nerve myelin / N. Latov, W. H. Sherman, R. Nemni, G. Galassi, J. S. Shyong, A. S. Penn, L. Chess, M. R. Olarte, L. P. Rowland, E. F. Osserman. - In: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. - ISSN 0028-4793. - 303:11(1980 Sep 11), pp. 618-21-621.

Plasma-cell dyscrasia and peripheral neuropathy with a monoclonal antibody to peripheral-nerve myelin

R. Nemni;
1980

Abstract

We report on a patient with a peripheral neuropathy associated with an IgMκ monoclonal protein, in whom pathological and immunological studies indicated that the IgMκ antibody was directed against peripheral-nerve myelin, as shown by complement fixation and immunoabsorption.
Peripheral Nerves; Complement Fixation Tests; Myelin Proteins; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Humans; Immunoglobulin G; Paraproteinemias; Myelin Sheath; Middle Aged; Male; Immunoglobulin M; Immunoglobulins
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