POEMS syndrome

POEMS syndrome is the acronymic name for a rare multisystem paraneoplastic disorder comprising of a minimum of three of the following features in the setting of a plasma cell dyscrasia:


POEMS occurs in the setting of plasma cell dyscrasias such as osteosclerotic myeloma or plasmacytoma. There is an overlap with multicentric Castleman disease .

See also

  • POEM procedure: unrelated procedure involving a esophageal myomectomy
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