eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome

: eosinophilia with severe myalgia and often arthralgia, rash, peripheral edema, and cough or dyspnea that occurred especially in 1989 and 1990 in individuals who made extensive use of L-tryptophan containing a toxic contaminant abbreviation EMS

called also eosinophilia-myalgia

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“Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eosinophilia-myalgia%20syndrome. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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