The following is a case of how a non-IgM paraproteinemia can present with symptoms of hyperviscosity and coagulopathy, an uncommon occurrence.1-3 As this case demonstrates, this diagnosis must be considered even in patients with relatively normal coagulation laboratory results. Such pathology requires urgent treatment with plasmapheresis.
Fonseca-Paricio, MD, Mario; Chmire, MD, Sushil; and Binder, MD, Adam
"Hyperviscosity in Non-IgM Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma,"
The Medicine Forum: Vol. 20
, Article 13.
Available at: https://jdc.jefferson.edu/tmf/vol20/iss1/13