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Ergotamine-induced solitary rectal ulcer.
  1. O. Shpilberg,
  2. M. Ehrenfeld,
  3. D. Abramowich,
  4. Y. Samra,
  5. L. Bat
  1. Rusinow Department of Internal Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel.


    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.

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