"POEMS Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- POEMS Syndrome
- 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
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