|Year : 1995 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 38--41
POEMS syndrome associated with solitary, osteolytic plasmacytoma : a case report.
G Singh, IMS Sawhney, A Bhansali, S Verma, JS Chopra
Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160012, India
POEMS (Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, M protein and Skin changes) syndrome in a patient with solitary osteolytic plasmacytoma has been reported in this communication. He presented with a demyelinating polyneuropathy, lytic lesion in the left femur and hypogonadism. Serum protein electrophoresis, urine Bence-Jones protein and multiple bone marrow aspirations were negative for the presence of a myeloma. A biopsy from the lytic lesion confirmed the diagnosis of plasmacytoma.
Department of Neurology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160012
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