Cerebral infarction in POEMS syndrome: incidence, risk factors, and imaging characteristics.

@article{Dupont2009CerebralII,
  title={Cerebral infarction in POEMS syndrome: incidence, risk factors, and imaging characteristics.},
  author={Stefan A Dupont and Angela Dispenzieri and Michelle L. Mauermann and Alejandro A Rabinstein and Robert J Brown},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 16},
  pages={1308-12}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the risk factors and incidence of cerebral infarction associated with POEMS (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes) syndrome. METHODS The Mayo Clinic dysproteinemia database was queried to identify patients with coded diagnosis of POEMS syndrome. Patients with cerebral infarction, occurring after the onset of POEMS-related symptoms, were selected. A retrospective observational study design was used to evaluate potential… CONTINUE READING

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