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Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia



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Constitutional symptoms

Constitutional symptoms in the glossary for Waldenström's macroglobulinemia

A group of nonspecific symptoms (such as appetite loss, weight loss, headache and fevers) that can affect several different bodily systems.

Constitutional symptoms refer to a group of symptoms that can affect many different systems of the body. Examples include weight loss, fevers, headache, fevers of unknown origin, chronic pain, fatigue, chills, night sweats, and decreased appetite. Generally these symptoms they are very nonspecific, with a vast number of diseases and conditions as potential cause, and therefore require further evaluation for any diagnosis.1

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1.NCBI resources MedGen Constitutional symptoms. Available from; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/medgen/3593. Accessed November 16th, 2021.
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