Infarction of the midgut associated with oral contraceptives. Report of two cases.

@article{Brennan1968InfarctionOT,
  title={Infarction of the midgut associated with oral contraceptives. Report of two cases.},
  author={M. Brennan and A. M. Clarke and W. Macbeth},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1968},
  volume={279 22},
  pages={
          1213-4
        }
}
  • M. Brennan, A. M. Clarke, W. Macbeth
  • Published 1968
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 2 cases of midgut infarction in patients taking oral contraceptives are reported. Case 1 was a 38-year-old married woman with 3 children. After 2 isolated bouts of severe abdominal pain and diarrhea, examination revealed only minimal epigastric and left loin tenderness. Blood counts were normal. Other tests were negative. She had been taking cyclical tablets of 2.5 mg norethynodrel and .1 mg mestranol (Con ovid-E) for 48 months and continued after 8 days in the hospital. 18 weeks later severe… CONTINUE READING
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