cryoglobulin


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cryoglobulin

(ˌkraɪəʊˈɡlɒbjʊlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) med an abnormal immunoglobulin, present in the blood in certain diseases, that precipitates below about 10°C, obstructing small blood vessels in the fingers and toes
Translations

cryoglobulin

n. crioglobulina, globulina que se precipita del suero por acción del frío.

cryoglobulin

n crioglobulina
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The most commonly used classification for CV was created in 1974 and remains useful because of its consistency for the clinical features of the three cryoglobulin subsets (4).
The most common of these are preanalytic and analytic cryoglobulin precipitates.
Receipt of packed erythrocytes, fresh frozen plasma, cryoglobulin, and platelets; renal replacement therapy; and pleural or peritoneal drainage did not differ significantly between survivors and nonsurvivors (Table 2).
7,8) The paraprotein may also have autoantibody or cryoglobulin activity resulting in autoimmune phenomena or cryoglobulinemia.
A hypercoagulable workup (protein C, protein S, factor II mutation, antithrombin III level, lupus anticoagulant, MTHFR mutation, cryoglobulin, homocystine, cardiolipin antibody, lipoprotein (a), beta-2 glycoprotein) showed abnormality of Factor V Leiden with heterozygousity for R506Q polymorphism.
High-potency antihaemophilic factor concentrate prepared from cryoglobulin precipitate.
Four months before final admission, the patient developed renal failure and underwent a kidney biopsy interpreted as mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis with no evidence of cryoglobulin deposition.
The cryoglobulin levels may vary from 50 [micro]g/mL to 100 [micro]g/mL to 5 mg/mL to 10 mg/mL or higher.
The following tests were negative or within the reference range in all HSP patients: thrombocyte count, prothrombin time (PT), active partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), C3, C4, antinuclear antibody (ANA), anti-double-stranded DNA (anti-dsDNA), antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (pANCA and cANCA), cryoglobulin, bacterial cultures, and virus serology including hepatitis A, B, and C.
73,74) There is no definitive diagnostic substructure associated with all cryoglobulin deposits.