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Ergotamine use in severe diabetic autonomic neuropathy.

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BACKGROUND: Symptomatic postural hypotension in diabetes is uncommon. When it does occur, it can prove debilitating and difficult to treat. We report here the therapeutic challenges encountered in managing a patient with severe postural hypotension secondary to diabetes-related autonomic neuropathy. CASE REPORT: A 69-year-old gentleman with a 23-year history of Type 1 diabetes mellitus and multiple microvascular complications was admitted with symptoms of severe postural hypotension. Cardiova...

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Fichter, L More by this author
Matthews, DR More by this author
Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
23
Issue:
5
Pages:
574-576
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:298b2048-6aaf-478f-a4cd-c85f58f6828d
Source identifiers:
72818
Local pid:
pubs:72818

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