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POEMS Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
POEMS Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.800.700
C15.378.147.780.750
C16.131.077.703
C20.683.780.750
Unique ID
D016878
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016878
Scope Note
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)
Entry Version
POEMS
Entry Term(s)
Crow-Fukase Syndrome
Polyneuropathy Organomegaly
Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, M Protein, and Skin Changes Syndrome
Takatsuki's Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2010/06/25
POEMS Syndrome Preferred
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