Ergotamine-induced solitary rectal ulcer

Ofer Shpilberg, Michael Ehrenfeld, Dov Abramowichl, Yecheskel Samral, Leon Bat

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A rare case of ergotamine-induced solitary rectal ulcer is described in a 41 year old woman who used high doses of ergotamine tartrate-containing suppositories for severe migraine headaches. Complete recovery of the ulcer was noticed after cessation of treatment with the suppositories. The relevant literature is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)483-485
Number of pages3
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number776
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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