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Successful treatment of a patient with POEMS syndrome using thalidomide

Author(s): Geng Song*, Qian He and Nianfei Wang

A 49-year-old woman who presented with polyneuropathy, monoclonal plasmaproliferative disorder, organomegaly, edema, endocrinopathy, papilledema, clubbing and thrombocytosis was diagnosed with POEMS syndrome. The authors treated the patient with thalidomide-based therapy, which led to a marked improvement of POEMS syndromerelated symptoms.


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