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Ann Emerg Med. 1991 Oct;20(10):1128-30.

Ethanol sensitivity.

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Department of Emergency Medicine, Highland General Hospital, Oakland, California 94602.

Abstract

Ethanol sensitivity is a syndrome of flushing, tachycardia, weakness, fatigue, and other dysphoric symptoms in response to relatively small doses of ethanol. We describe a case of extreme ethanol sensitivity presenting with coma and review the pathophysiology of the syndrome.

PMID:
1928888
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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