What is considered a high free kappa light chain?
Does high kappa light chain mean myeloma?
What if kappa is high and lambda is normal?
Your kappa chains are very slightly raised but the kappa/lambda ratio is normal which is reassuring. These results are not suggestive of a monoclonal gammopathy. It is probably worth repeating the tests.
What causes elevated Kappa free light chains?
What happens if kappa light chain is high?
What is usually the first symptom of multiple myeloma?
What is the most definitive test to confirm a diagnosis of multiple myeloma?
X-rays can detect bone destruction caused by the myeloma cells. Often doctors will do a series of x-rays that includes most of the bones. This is called a bone survey or skeletal survey.
Which is worse kappa or lambda myeloma?
When should you suspect multiple myeloma?
What triggers myeloma?
Who is most likely to get multiple myeloma?
Is myeloma a death sentence?
Is myeloma an autoimmune disease?
What does myeloma back pain feel like?
What viruses cause multiple myeloma?
Can you have lupus and multiple myeloma?
Are MS and multiple myeloma related?
Is lymphoma and myeloma the same?
Do you lose your hair with lupus?
Is lupus a death sentence?
What does a lupus rash look like on arms?
In people with subacute cutaneous lupus (SCLE), the rash looks like scaly red patches or ring shapes. This rash usually appears on parts of the body that are exposed to sun, such as the arms, shoulders, neck, chest, and trunk.