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I was diagnosed with POEMS Syndrome at the Mayo clinic in

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I was diagnosed with POEMS Syndrome at the Mayo clinic in 2008. Since that time, I have had a very hard time locating any MDs in Nashville, TN who know anything about this disease and my pain level has skyrocked. I have had a Bone marrow biopsy that showed that I have seablue histeocytosis. Now, I am completely without any MD who knows anything about these diseases. And cannot find anyone who can treat me. I would appreciate any advice that you can provide to me. Thanks, Tim
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.


The basis of this disease is over proliferation of plasma cells. So you need consult a hematologist/ oncologist. If you have access to a tertiary care center that would be best ( by this I mean a LARGE hospital system) preferred is a system connected to a medical school and residency programs. Examples would include Duke / Vanderbuilt / UCLA / etc...

If you have trouble locating such facility then let me know of your location and I may be able to help ..

I hope that this information is helpful for you

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Thank you and Best Regards,

Anthony Bray MD

Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.

PS I overlooked Nashville TN in your question ! Sorry !

You need to get connected with right doctor in the Vanderbuilt system !

They certainly have hem/onc specialists there that can help you!