mGODS - Monoclonal Gammopathies Of Dermatological Significance


David M. Miller


February 8, 2019


  • In this lecture we review mGODS: Monoclonal Gammopathies of Dermatological Significance1, an umbrella term that captures diseases such as Cutaneous Amyloidoses, Scleromyxedema, Acquired Cutis Laxa, Mixed Cryoglobulinemia, Nodular Amyloidoses, PEOMS syndrome, Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma, Schnitzler’s Syndrome etc.

Learning Objectives

  • Provide an overview of plasma cell dyscrasias
  • Introduce the concept of mGODS
  • Review techniques to detect and identify monoclonal proteins
  • Review how to work up paraproteins
  • Provide an overview of MGUS