Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2582-0931)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 9

Acute Toe Ischemia in a Patient Receiving Ergotamine

Wafa Skouri*

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.


Acceptance rate30%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
Impact Factor1.403

Indexed In

News and Events

  • Certification for Review
    Acta Scientific certifies the Editors/reviewers for their review done towards the assigned articles of the respective journals.
  • Submission Timeline for Upcoming Issue
    The last date for submission of articles for regular Issues is March 30, 2023.
  • Publication Certificate
    Authors will be issued a "Publication Certificate" as a mark of appreciation for publishing their work.
  • Best Article of the Issue
    The Editors will elect one Best Article after each issue release. The authors of this article will be provided with a certificate of “Best Article of the Issue”.
  • Welcoming Article Submission
    Acta Scientific delightfully welcomes active researchers for submission of articles towards the upcoming issue of respective journals.
  • Contact US