Many affected people are initially misdiagnosed as having other disorders, such as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP). In addition, a number of conditions are associated with a plasma cell disorder and polyneuropathy (with or without osteosclerotic bone lesions), and need to be distinguished from POEMS syndrome.
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What is the test for POEMS? I have a lot of the symptoms. See answer
What is the life expectancy of someone with POEMS syndrome? I was diagnosed when I was in my 50s. I am currently taking Revlamid. I walk with a walker and I have had many skin sores. See answer