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Methotrexate-induced pericarditis and pericardial effusion; first reported case.
  1. L. N. Forbat,
  2. B. W. Hancock,
  3. A. H. Gershlick
  1. Department of Medicine, Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust, Sutton Coldfield, UK.


    We report a case of methotrexate-induced pericarditis and pericardial effusion in a 22-year-old pregnant woman. These complications have not previously been described as isolated phenomena associated with methotrexate therapy.

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