Definitions for "Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance"
A category of myeloma characterized by comparatively low amounts of myeloma- associated protein levels and bone marrow plasma cells as well as an absence of certain myeloma-related symptoms (i.e., anemia, renal failure, hypercalcemia, and lytic lesions).
Precancerous and asymptomatic condition noted by the presence of M protein in the serum or urine. MGUS may progress to myeloma.
A condition in which M-proteins, a sign of multiple myeloma, are found in the blood, and in which there are no other signs or symptoms of cancer. Patients with this condition may develop multiple myeloma, other plasma cell neoplasms or lymphoma.