[Alleviation of ocular complications of the hyperviscosity syndrome in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia using plasma exchange].

@article{Malecaze1986AlleviationOO,
  title={[Alleviation of ocular complications of the hyperviscosity syndrome in Waldenstr{\"o}m's macroglobulinemia using plasma exchange].},
  author={François Malecaze and Andr{\'e} Mathis and Christine Gonzales and Jaime Lloveras and C Goudable and Philippe Arlet and Philippe Bec},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={1986},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={367-71}
}
Two patients presenting ocular complications of hyperviscosity syndrome in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia have been treated by plasmapheresis after inefficiency of immunosuppressive therapy. Plasma exchange seems an useful treatment as shown by clinic and angiographic improvement. In each case improvement of retinopathy was correlated with decrease of… CONTINUE READING