Hereditary neurofibromatosis type I with POEMS syndrome
ZHAO Cui-Ping, ZHANG Cheng, LI Xun-Hua, FENG Hui-Yu, YAO Xiao-Li, SHEN Ben-Chang, YU Mei-Juan. Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhongshan University, Guanzhou 510080, China
POEMS syndrome and hereditary neurofibromatosis type I (NF I) are two different diseases with different causes and pathogenesis but both can cause multiple system lesions. The coexisting case was rare. Here we reported a case of hereditary NF I with POEMS syndrome. Polyneuropathy and skin lesions were first presented in this patient. The features of polyneuropathy and multiple organ lesions of POEMS syndrome and hereditary NF I were reviewed based on the case in this paper.