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Spontaneous Recovery of Adrenal Insufficiency in POEMS Syndrome

By Khaled Ashawesh and Tarek M. Fiad

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POEMS syndrome is a rare multisystem disorder characterized by polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes. We report the first case of spontaneous recovery of adrenal insufficiency in a patient with POEMS syndrome treated with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation. We conclude that in patients with POEMS syndrome, adrenal insufficiency should be regularly assessed for potential recovery

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Publisher: Medscape
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2654695
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