Vicarious contrast material excretion

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Al Khateeb


Multitrauma patient

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

High density material is seen within the gallbladder lumen.

Case Discussion

This pattern of contrast material excretion does not by itself indicate kidney malfunction, although they can occur together.

Administration of higher contrast doses increases its likelihood of occurrence.

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Case information

rID: 50292
Published: 7th Jan 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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