Severe methotrexate toxicity after treatment for ectopic pregnancy: A case report


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SOYSAL S. , ANIK İLHAN G. , Vural M., YILDIZHAN B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, cilt.13, sa.4, ss.221-223, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/tjod.80457
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.221-223

Özet

Severe methotrexate toxicity due to medical treatment of an ectopic pregnancy is presented. The feasibility of low-dose use and success of methotrexate makes it the first drug in the medical treatment of ectopic pregnancies. Besides its advantages, it should be used with caution and severe toxicity should be kept in mind.