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St. Anthony's fire

St. Anthony's fire: Introduction

St. Anthony's fire: Very painful burning sensation in the arms and legs caused by excessive exposure to ergotamines. Ergotamines are produced by particular fungi. It is also a drug used for such things as migraine controls and to induce abortions. Ergotamines result in the constriction of blood vessels which can result in tissue death (gangrene) and is also toxic to nerves. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of St. Anthony's fire is available below.

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