Reversible restrictive cardiomyopathy due to light-chain deposition disease.

@article{Nakamura2002ReversibleRC,
  title={Reversible restrictive cardiomyopathy due to light-chain deposition disease.},
  author={Motoyuki Nakamura and Mamoru Satoh and Shugo Kowada and Hidetoshi Satoh and Atsushi Tashiro and Fumitoshi Sato and Tomoyuki Masuda and Katsuhiko Hiramori},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2002},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={193-6}
}
Systemic light-chain deposition due to plasma cell dyscrasias manifests as a form of restrictive cardiomyopathy with diastolic ventricular dysfunction. Although these manifestations are likely to be cardiac amyloidosis, whether these pathological conditions are reversible after treatment of the underlying plasma cell disorders is unknown. To our knowledge… CONTINUE READING