Light Chain Deposition Disease

Condition 101

What is the definition of Light Chain Deposition Disease?

Light chain deposition disease (LCDD) is a rare condition characterized by the deposition of specific proteins (monoclonal light chains) in the kidneys and other organs. Light chains are used to make antibodies that the body needs to fight infection. People with LCDD make too many light chains, whic ...

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What are the alternative names for Light Chain Deposition Disease?

  • Light-chain deposition disease

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