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Case of the month: Lesson of the week: don’t forget scombroid
  1. H R Guly,
  2. I C Grant
  1. Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Plymouth, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 H R Guly
 Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH, UK; henry.guly{at}


We describe five cases of scombroid that presented as one incident. We discuss the aetiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis and treatment of this condition.

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  • Competing interests: None.