A case of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome associated with use of an L-tryptophan product

M. T. Flannery, P. M. Wallach, L. R. Espinoza, M. P. Dohrenwend, L. C. Moscinski

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Abstract

A case of the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome associated with the use of an L-tryptophan product in the absence of other known causes of eosinophilia is described. Withdrawal of L-tryptophan resulted in the resolution of the eosinophilia and gradual improvement in clinical symptomatology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)300-301
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Volume112
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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  • Internal Medicine

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    Flannery, M. T., Wallach, P. M., Espinoza, L. R., Dohrenwend, M. P., & Moscinski, L. C. (1990). A case of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome associated with use of an L-tryptophan product. Annals of internal medicine, 112(4), 300-301. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-112-4-300