How is asymptomatic/smoldering Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM) treated?

Updated: Aug 06, 2020
  • Author: Joseph M Tuscano, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Asymptomatic/smoldering disease is defined by the following [2] :

  • Hemoglobin level > 10 g/dL
  • Platelet count > 100 × 10 9/L
  • Absence of IgM-mediated or tumor-related manifestations

Observation is recommended for these patients.


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