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Lactic acidosis and hyperamylasaemia associated with phenformin therapy
  1. D. N. Williams,
  2. A. H. Knight,
  3. D. M. Goldberg


    A case is described of lactic acidosis and hyperamylasaemia in a diabetic with impaired renal function treated with phenformin. Despite normal blood pressure and adequate tissue perfusion, the patient succumbed. No evidence of pancreatitis could be found at autopsy.

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