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Symptoms Associated with Plasma Hyperviscosity

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Cardiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

An increase in plasma proteins due to myeloma or Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia may result in an increase in the plasma viscosity. This increase may be associated with the onset of signs and symptoms affecting multiple organ systems. Reduction in plasma viscosity may reverse some symptoms if performed prior to end organ damage.

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