Monoclonal gammopathies in adult T-cell leukemia.


Age and sex distributions of monoclonal gammopathy were studied for 12,196 healthy controls and 2056 patients with various malignancies. The frequency of monoclonal component in adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) patients was found to be much higher than that in patients with other malignancies and in healthy controls. This suggested that the occurrence of ATL and… (More)