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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 742125, 2 pages
Case Report

A Patient Developed Painful Muscle Cramps due to Overeating Mangos

Clinical Research Center, Osaka Health Science University, 1-9-27 Tenma, Kita-Ku, Osaka 530-0043, Japan

Received 4 June 2012; Accepted 18 September 2012

Academic Editors: Y. Iwasaki, J. Lazareff, and N. S. Litofsky

Copyright © 2012 Kazuo Abe. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 79-year-old woman had a habit to eat a mango every night before sleep and experienced muscle cramps during sleep. Her muscle cramps may be resulted from potassium overload due to overeating mangos.