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   *the most common (2/3rds of all cases) of a spectrum of diseases called plasma cell dyscrasias which also includes [[myeloma]]   *the most common (2/3rds of all cases) of a spectrum of diseases called plasma cell dyscrasias which also includes [[myeloma]]
   *occurs in around 3% of those aged 50-60yrs, 5% of those aged > 70yrs, and in 10-15% of those aged over 80yrs   *occurs in around 3% of those aged 50-60yrs, 5% of those aged > 70yrs, and in 10-15% of those aged over 80yrs
 +  *occurs in 80% of those with the rare [[scls]]
   *cases involve IgG or IgA monoclonal cell populations, 15-20% are IgM   *cases involve IgG or IgA monoclonal cell populations, 15-20% are IgM
   *patients with MGUS or those with "smouldering myeloma" criteria are conservatively treated, monitored, and should NOT have chemotherapy   *patients with MGUS or those with "smouldering myeloma" criteria are conservatively treated, monitored, and should NOT have chemotherapy
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