Successful treatment of a patient with octreotide-resistant necrolytic migratory erythema.

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We report a patient with the glucagonoma syndrome and octreotide-resistant necrolytic migratory erythema (NME). The NME responded on two occasions to an intravenous infusion of essential fatty acids (EFA) and amino acids (AA). A deficit of serum EFA prior to treatment was corrected following the infusion, whilst plasma AA were low before and after treatment… (More)

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@article{Bewley1996SuccessfulTO, title={Successful treatment of a patient with octreotide-resistant necrolytic migratory erythema.}, author={A. P. Bewley and Jeffrey S Ross and Christopher Barry Bunker and Richard C D Staughton}, journal={The British journal of dermatology}, year={1996}, volume={134 6}, pages={1101-4} }