Introduction: POEMS


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POEMS: POEMS syndrome stands for "polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes". This is a very rare plasma cell disorder with Ganda [1997] reporting about 100 known cases with 30-50% of cases having mild to severe glucose intolerance. Some patients were severe enough to require insulin.

Statistics and POEMS: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about POEMS, prevalence and incidence statistics for POEMS, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Last revision: April 1, 2003

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