POEMS

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Definition

noun

Abbreviation for Polyneuropathy, Organomegaly, Endocrinopathy, M-proteins, and Skin changes, which are the five clinical features manifested in an individual suffering a rare medical syndrome (i.e. POEMS syndrome).


Supplement

The name POEMS syndrome was coined in 1980 by P.A. Bardwick and others.

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