Further Concerns About Glutamine: A Case Report on Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy.

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OBJECTIVE We report a case of a woman with hyperammonemic encephalopathy following glutamine supplementation. DESIGN Case report. INTERVENTIONS Plasma amino acid analysis suggestive of a urea cycle defect and initiation of a treatment with lactulose and the two ammonia scavenger drugs sodium benzoate and phenylacetate. Together with a restricted protein… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001151

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@article{Cioccari2015FurtherCA, title={Further Concerns About Glutamine: A Case Report on Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy.}, author={Luca Cioccari and Matthias Gautschi and Reto Etter and Anja Weck and Jukka Takala}, journal={Critical care medicine}, year={2015}, volume={43 10}, pages={e458-60} }