TITLE

IMMINENT GANGRENE OF THE LEG AFTER ERGOT POISONING

AUTHOR(S)
Ahlgren, Ingemar; Haeger, Knut; Nylander, Goran; Wehlin, Lennart
PUB. DATE
June 1968
SOURCE
Angiology;Jun1968, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p354
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case of imminent gangrene of the leg after ergot poisoning. A twenty-nine year old primiparous woman with an earlier history of unilateral apical pulmonary tuberculosis healed for several years had suffered for eleven years from sever migraine. She had also suffered several times from cramp like pain in the calves and from cold feet. During an attack of migraine, she took three suppositories daily of Synakpton, each containing 2mg of ergotamine, 50mg of diphenhytdramine-8-chlorotheophyllinate and 0.2gm of caffeine.
ACCESSION #
16369485

 

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