Peripheral neuropathy in the eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome associated with L-tryptophan ingestion.

Eosinophilia, brawny induration, and tenderness of the skin and deeper tissues, and eosinophilic and lymphocytic infiltration of skin, deep fascia, and muscle characterize the acute eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome associated with ingestion of L-tryptophan. Many patients have a florid inflammatory myopathy. We evaluated 10 patients with this syndrome in whom… CONTINUE READING