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ABSTRACT: The case of a 52-years-old man with generalized acquired cutis laxa associated with IgG-lambda monoclonal gammopathy and nephrotic syndrome with renal failure (due to fibrillar glomerulopathy resulting from IgG deposition) is reported. A peripheral blood autologous stem cell transplant was planned, but the procedure was complicated by severe pulmonary hemorrhage during stem cells mobilization with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF). Treatment with bortezomib and dexamethasome was subsequently started and a complete hematological response was achieved. Finally, the complete hematological response with the disappearance of the toxic M-protein allows the possibility of a long-term benefit with a kidney transplant followed by an autologous bone marrow transplant.
European Journal Of Haematology 12/2008; 82(2):154-8. · 2.55 Impact Factor