In 633 consecutive patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) the probability of malignant evolution was 9, 17 and 51 % at 5, 10 and 15 years, respectively, after diagnosis. The values of monoclonal component, Bence-Jones proteinuria and erythrocyte sedimentation rate were associated with malignant transformation.
Vol. 89 No. 7 (2004): July, 2004 : Case Reports
Ferrata Storti Foundation, Pavia, Italy
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