Macroglobulinemia and small intestinal disease. A case report with review of the literature.

@article{Veloso1988MacroglobulinemiaAS,
  title={Macroglobulinemia and small intestinal disease. A case report with review of the literature.},
  author={Fernando Tavarela Veloso and Javier Fraga and J V Saleiro},
  journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology},
  year={1988},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={546-50}
}
Involvement of the gastrointestinal tract in macroglobulinemia is exceedingly rare. We describe a patient with IgM biclonal immunoglobulin disorder associated with diffuse lymphoplasmacytic infiltration of the small intestine. This chronic illness was characterized by diarrhea, steatorrhea, and intestinal pseudo-obstruction. Full-thickness biopsy specimens… CONTINUE READING