Kahler disease??????

  1. did you ever hear about Kahler disease????
    what's that? where can i find more info about it???
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  3. by   Huganurse
    From: www.whonamedit.com/synd.cfm/1595.html

    AKA:
    Bozzolo's disease
    Kahler's syndrome
    Kahler-Bozzolo disease
    Bence Jones' syndrome
    Huppert's disease
    Huppert's syndrome
    MacIntyre's syndrome
    Rustitskii's disease
    von Rustitskii's syndrome

    Synonyms:
    Haemic myeloma, lethargic encephalitis, lymphocytic myeloma, multiple myeloma, myeloid tumor, myelomatosis, myelomatosis pseudoleukaemia, myelopathic albuminuria, plasma cell myeloma syndrome, plasmocytic myeloma, plasmocytic sarcoma, plasmocytoma, multiple plasmacytoma syndrome, sarcomatous osteitis syndrome.

    A fatal condition with occurrence of multiple malign tumours disease (multiple myeloma) in the bone marrow, causing disturbances of its function.

    Main characteristics are asthenia, anorexia, weight loss, weakness; bone pains, usually at the back, less frequently chest and extremities, then at site of bone tumefactions; and spontaneous fractures. Usually, later hepatomegaly, seldom splenomegaly. Neurologic complications frequent. Onset rare before the age of 40, usually after age 50. Prevalent in males.
  4. by   NRSKarenRN
    Myeloma
    http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/all_page?item_id=7032

    Living with Myeloma:
    http://www.myeloma.org/myeloma/kb_in...e=detail&id=51

    Cared for many patients with this illness PM if more info needed.
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Apr 10, '02

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Kahler disease??????