Contrast extravasation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Contrast scan not auto triggering.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Extraluminal contrast is seen in the arm consistent with extravasation.

Case Discussion

There are multiple risk factors for contrast media extravasation including cannula site, increasing patient age, and the use of an automated power injector.

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Case Information

rID: 48604
Case created: 16th Oct 2016
Last edited: 7th Apr 2017
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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