POEMS Syndrome POEMS Syndrome is an extremely rare blood disorder. This disorder is so rare that many doctors misdiagnose it as multiple myeloma. At UAMS, our highly skilled and experienced doctors are able to help and treat patients who have POEMS syndrome. POEMS is an acronym for the five main aspects of this disease: Polyneuropathy [...]
Castleman's Disease Castleman's disease is a very rare disorder that is often misdiagnosed. Patients with this disease have noncancerous growths that can develop in the lymph node tissue throughout the body. The growths are most often in the chest, stomach and neck. UAMS is one of the country's leading referral centers for Castleman's disease, and [...]
Carl Guenther was once told he had two years left to live. But a new drug treatment study led by UAMS has stretched that once-grim allotment into nine years and counting.