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syndrome is a rare, chronic and disabling condition. The causes of this
condition remain unknown; however, chronic overproduction of
proinflammatory cytokines appears to be a major contributor. Early
diagnosis is essential to start treatment before the clinical state of
the patient becomes compromised.
|Table 1. Diagnosis criteria for POEMS syndrome|
|Figure 1. Bone lesion evaluation in a newly POEMS Syndrome with standard x-ray and TC-PET.|
|Figure 2. Skin changes in POEMS syndrome: acrocyanosis, white nails and clubbing..|
Others Signs and Symptoms
|Figure 3. POEMS SYNDROME: Treatment strategy.|
Prognosis and Relapse