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Neurologic symptoms due to possible chromium deficiency in long-term parenteral nutrition that closely mimic metronidazole-induced syndromes.

Authors
  • Verhage, A H
  • Cheong, W K
  • Jeejeebhoy, K N
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1996
Volume
20
Issue
2
Pages
123–127
Identifiers
PMID: 8676530
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Neuropathy and glucose intolerance may occur despite increased serum chromium levels and respond to chromium infusion. The previous use of drugs such as metronidazole should not exclude chromium as a potential treatment for neuropathy in HPN patients.

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