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Flushing is a common and important symptom, resulting from changes in cutaneous blood flow. It occurs as part of a number of endocrine syndromes, and may be caused pharmacologically. Effective management depends on accurate diagnosis and understanding of the mechanisms involved.


Journal article


Br J Hosp Med

Publication Date





594 - 598


Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions, Ethanol, Flushing, Humans, Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome, Mastocytosis, Prognosis