High-dose oral magnesium treatment of chronic, intractable erythromelalgia.

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BACKGROUND Previous studies with magnesium have shown beneficial effects in pain syndromes and in vascular disorders (hypertension, migraines, Raynaud's phenomenon). However, results have been variable, possibly because of the limited oral doses achievable due to frequent diarrhea. OBJECTIVE To describe the case of a 53-year-old white man (the author… (More)

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