A rare cause of pericardial effusion and ascites: POEMS syndrome

  • Bilal Katipoglu | drbilal07@gmail.com Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7235-7979
  • Zeynep Katipoğlu Department of Ophthalmology, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya,, Turkey.
  • Ihsan Ates Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Gokhan Yirgin Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Burak Furkan Demir Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Fatih Acehan Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Abstract

POEMS syndrome is an important paraneoplastic syndrome associated with multisystem involvement. Extravascular volume overload like pericardial effusion and ascites has a broad differential diagnosis. In addition, it may be initial presentation of disease. For that reason, this case report is highlight to warn of different forms of presentation of poems syndrome.

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2017-12-22
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Keywords:
ascıtes, perıcardıal effusıon, poems syndrome.
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Katipoglu, B., Katipoğlu, Z., Ates, I., Yirgin, G., Demir, B. F., & Acehan, F. (2017). A rare cause of pericardial effusion and ascites: POEMS syndrome. Hematology Reports, 9(4). https://doi.org/10.4081/hr.2017.7384