Volume No. :   6

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2347-8632

ISSN Online :  2454-2652


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A Review-Poems Syndrome

Address:   Mrs Purohit Saraswati1*, Mrs. Rashmi P2, Mrs. Sunith PS3, Mrs.Vidya M4
1MSc (Psychiatric Nursing), Asst. Lecturer, Dept Mental Health Nursing,
J.S.S College of Nursing, Ramanuja Road. Mysuru-570004
2Asst Lecturer, J.S.S College of Nursing, Ramanuja Road. Mysuru-570004
3Asst Lecturer, J.S.S College of Nursing, Ramanuja Road. Mysuru-570004
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2652.2018.00056.2

POEMS syndrome is a paraneoplastic syndrome whose acronym stands for less than half of the defining features of the disease, that is, polyradiculoneuropathy, organomegaly, potentially including coexisting Castleman disease, endocrinopathy, monoclonal plasma cell neoplasm, and skin changes. POEMS syndrome is a rare paraneoplastic syndrome that is caused by an underlying plasma cell disorder. The diagnosis of POEMS syndrome: The two mandatory criteria PLUS = 1 major AND = 1 minor criterion. The treatment of POEMS syndrome depends on the treatment of the underlying plasma cell disorder. Most patients are treated with a combination of medical, surgical, and adjuvant therapies.
paraneoplastic, Castleman disease, endocrinopathy, Organomegaly, polyneuropathy.
Purohit Saraswati, Rashmi P, Sunith PS, Vidya M. A Review-Poems Syndrome. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2018; 6(3): 253-254.
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