Erythromelalgia Treated with Posterior Pituitary Extract: Report of a Case
Erythromelalgia is a rare vasomotor neurosis of the extremities, with no accepted form of treatment. Posterior pituitary desiccated powder administered by nasal insufflation has a vasoconstricting action lasting for eight to twelve hours. With the use of this agent, one patient was protected from the incapacitating symptoms of erythromelalgia during the summer months.
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