Contrast extravasation

Case contributed by Andrew Murphy


Elbow pain post CT scan

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Large volume contrast extravasation.

Case Discussion

CT contrast media extravasation occurs relatively infrequently, but can have severe side effects associated with skin changes and possible skin necrosis

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Case information

rID: 55514
Published: 11th Sep 2017
Last edited: 9th Apr 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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