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Polymeric IgA myeloma, hyperlipidaemia and xanthomatosis: a further case and review
  1. P. J. Roberts-Thomson,
  2. A. C. Onitiri,
  3. G. S. Venables,
  4. B. Lewis


    A patient is described who had myeloma of the polymeric IgA variety, together with a striking hyperlipidaemia and xanthomatosis. Investigations into the protein and lipid abnormality failed to demonstrate any mechanism for the hyperlipidaemia. A review of the literature, however, validates this clinical entity and some of the suggested explanations are discussed.

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