An eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome associated with an L-tryptophan containing product

Academic Article


  • A syndrome of eosinophilia and myalgias associated with the usage of L-tryptophan containing products has been recently described by the Centers for Disease Control. We report a case of this new clinical entity, highlighted by severe myositis, and compare this illness with similar reported syndromes.
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  • Saag KG; Goldschmidt R; Vernof H; Golbus J
  • Start Page

  • 1551
  • End Page

  • 1553
  • Volume

  • 17
  • Issue

  • 11