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Detection of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody in a patient with L-tryptophan induced eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome.
  1. A M Cilursu,
  2. J Goeken,
  3. R R Olson
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City 52242.


    The Center for Disease Control has received numerous reports of an eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome related to products containing L-tryptophan. The case is reported of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome and polyneuropathy associated with myeloperoxidase specific antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody.

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