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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1994;18(4):24.
Polyneuropathy Associated with POEMS Syndrome(A case report)
Jeong Lim Moon, M.D., Sae Yoon Kang, M.D., Seung Han Yang, M.D., Seong Gon Son, M.D., , Young Shin Park, M.D.,
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Catholic University Medical College

and Literature Chonbuk National University

POEMS 증후군에서의 다발성 말초신경병증의 전기진단학전 소견(증례보고)
문정림, 강세윤, 양승한, 손성곤, 박영신
가톨릭대학교 의학대학 재활의학교실
Abstract

POEMS syndrome is an unusual multisystem disorder associated with polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M protein(monoclonal protein) in plasma and skin change, The pathogenesis of this syndrome has not been fully explained.

Since 1938, about two hundred cases have been reported in other countries and there were a few reports of polyneuropathy associated with POEMS syndrome in Korea.

We experienced a case with quadriparesis due to polyneuropathy accompanied by nonspecific hepatosplenomeglay, hypothyroidism, skin change such as hyperpigmentation and plasma cell dyscrasia, Clinical syndrome, signs, electrodiagnostic findings, findings of bone marrow biopsy, and histopathologic findings of lymph node and skin in this rare case were reviewed

Key Words: POEMS syndrome, POEMS syndrome, Polyneuropathy, Plasma cell dyscrasia


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