March 2009
Reactions Weekly;3/21/2009, Issue 1244, p35
Case Study
The article describes the case of a 49-year-old elite mountaineer who experienced acute altitude sickness and suspected high altitude cerebral edema associated with the off-label use of transdermal nitroglycerin for the prevention of frostbite. Information is given on the medical history of the patient. It details the clinical manifestations of the patient's reaction to the drug. It also mentions the dosage of the drug taken by the patient.


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