Vicarious contrast material excretion

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb

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Multitrauma patient

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

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
Case created: 29th Dec 2016
Last edited: 9th Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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