Richard K. Cho

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Polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M-protein, and skin changes syndrome is a rare multisystem disorder. Overproduction of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) by plasmocytoma could be responsible for the symptoms. The authors treated four patients with high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Within 6(More)
POEMS syndrome is a rare plasma cell proliferative disorder characterized by polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M-protein and skin changes. The patho-genesis of POEMS syndrome is still not well understood, but the overproduction of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) probably secreted by plasma cells is thought to be responsible. 1(More)
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