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

    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

    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

    Living with Myeloma:

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