mGODS - Monoclonal Gammopathies Of Dermatological Significance

Jan 31, 2017 10:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Harvard Dermatology Resident Lecture
Massachusetts General Hospital
50 Staniford St., Boston, MA, 02114, United States


  • In this lecture we review the most common dermatoses that result from monoclonal gammopathies. The lecture also introduces the term mGODS: Monoclonal Gammopathies of Dermatological Significance as 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 roteins
  • Revew how to work up paraproteins
  • Provide an overview of MGUS
David Michael Miller
Medical Oncologist and Dermatologist

My research interests include clinical and translational research in advanced skin cancers.