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Severity Score of Yang et al for the Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) Symptom Complex

Purpose:

To evaluate a person who claims adverse reactions on exposure to monosodium glutamate (MSG) using the symptom score of Yang et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T57, T78

Description:

Some people may show an adverse reaction to monosodium glutamate (MSG). The type and number of reactions may vary between those affected, but tend to be reproducible for the individual. This may be referred to as the "Chinese Restaurant Syndrome" or "MSG Symptom Complex".

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