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  • polyneuropathy
  • POEMS (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M protein, and skin changes) is a paraneoplastic syndrome that is associated with an underlying plasma cell dyscrasia. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Since there is no single diagnostic test for the diagnosis of POEMS syndrome, the diagnosis is typically based on the presence of polyneuropathy associated with monoclonal plasma cell disorders presenting with the distinct symptoms described above. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Autoimmune
  • Burt RK, Slavin S, Burns WH, Marmont AM. Induction of tolerance in autoimmune diseases by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: getting close to a cure? (springer.com)
  • Fassas A, Passweg JR, Anagnostopoulos A, et al, for the Autoimmune Disease Working Party of the EBMT (European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation). (springer.com)
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemia or pure red cell aplasia, AIHA: Hemolytic anemia Hemoglobin less than 10.0 g/dL without transfusion Hemolysis as evidenced by both: Sustained reticulocytosis (greater than 125,000/mm3) without evidence of active bleeding or increasing hemoglobin Laboratory evidence of hemolysis Positive direct antiglobulin test or equivalent immune adherence test No evidence for paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria Negative Ham's test and sucrose hemolysis. (clinicaltrials.gov)