Author | Adriana C. Rossi, MD

Articles

POEMS Syndrome: What's in a Name?

December 15, 2013

While the name POEMS (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes) provides a nice acronym for a collection of seemingly disparate features, the diagnosis does not require that all these elements be present, and many other features are not included.