Internal Medicine Service, Mohamed Tahar Hospital, Maamouri, Nabeul, Tunisia
*Corresponding Author: Wafa Skouri, Internal Medicine Service, Mohamed Tahar Hospital, Maamouri, Nabeul, Tunisia.
Received: June 22, 2020; Published: August 18, 2020
We report a case of ischemia of the big toe secondary to taking ergotamine. 42 year-old women, non-smoker, with no medical history. The patient presented paresthesias and severe pain and of the left big toe. She admitted taking ergotamine tartrate to treat a new episode of headache as she had done previously during 2 years. The patient was diagnosed with arterial ischemia in relation with ergotism. Cardiovascular manifestations of drug ergotism must be sought.
Keywords: Acute Toe Ischemia; Ergotamine
Citation: Wafa Skouri. “Acute Toe Ischemia in a Patient Receiving Ergotamine". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 4.8 (2020): 33-35.
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