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Bence Jones' proteinuria

Alternative eponyms

  • Bence Jones albuminuria
  • Bence Jones disease
  • Bradshaw's albuminuria

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Description

The presence of Bence Jones protein in the urine, usually but not exclusively observed in multiple myeloma.

Bibliography

  • H. Bence Jones:
    On a new substance occurring in the urine of a patient with mollities ossium.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1848, 138: 55-62.
  • T. R. Bradshaw:
    The recognition of myelopathic albumose in the urine.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1906, 2: 1442-1445.

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