POEMS Syndrome


Engelsk definition

A multisystemic disorder characterized by a sensorimotor polyneuropathy (POLYNEUROPATHIES), organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and pigmentary skin changes. Other clinical features which may be present include EDEMA; CACHEXIA; microangiopathic glomerulopathy; pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY); cutaneous necrosis; THROMBOCYTOSIS; and POLYCYTHEMIA. This disorder is frequently associated with osteosclerotic myeloma. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1335; Rev Med Interne 1997;18(7):553-62)

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Engelska synonymer

Syndrome, POEMS Takatsuki's Syndrome Syndrome, Takatsuki's Takatsuki Syndrome Polyneuropathy Organomegaly Organomegalies, Polyneuropathy Organomegaly, Polyneuropathy Polyneuropathy Organomegalies Crow-Fukase Syndrome Crow Fukase Syndrome Syndrome, Crow-Fukase Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, M Protein, and Skin Changes Syndrome