What is the role of serum viscosity testing in the workup of multiple myeloma (MM)?

Updated: Jul 15, 2019
  • Author: Dhaval Shah, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Check the serum viscosity in patients with central nervous system (CNS) symptoms, nosebleeds, or very high M protein levels. These findings may indicate hyperviscosity syndrome.


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