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    30 January 2007

    Extravasation of contrast in CT

    It happens occassionally, despite all precautions. Here, the extravasation was about 10 cm proximal to the injection site in the antecubital fossa, which we had not come across before. An x-ray confirmed that it was contrast.


    Damian said...

    I have a 5-month old inflammed vein on the back of my wrist from CT contrast infiltration, no remedy was offered at the time. Is there something I can do to treat at this point?

    Peng Hui Lee said...

    You should consult your doctor if you are concerned