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Essential fatty acid deficiency while a patient receiving fat regimen total parenteral nutrition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22707694     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 32-year-old man was diagnosed with lymphoma and underwent Billroth's II operation because of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Although the patient received fat regimen total parenteral nutrition (TPN), the patient developed typical skin rash of essential fatty acid deficiency after 2 weeks of starting TPN. The diagnosis was confirmed by biochemical and histological analyses. After increasing the lipid infusion, the rash was gradually improved with complete resolution after 19 days.
Wanjarus Roongpisuthipong; Pariya Phanachet; Chulaporn Roongpisuthipong; Natta Rajatanavin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-18     Completed Date:  2013-12-19     Revised Date:  2014-06-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anorexia / blood,  diagnosis,  therapy*
Diagnosis, Differential
Fat Emulsions, Intravenous / administration & dosage*
Fatty Acids, Essential / deficiency*
Linoleic Acid / deficiency*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total / methods*
Skin / pathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fat Emulsions, Intravenous; 0/Fatty Acids, Essential; 9KJL21T0QJ/Linoleic Acid

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