The relationship of radiocontrast
, iodine, and seafood allergies: A medical myth exposed.
1) Alper et al reported a case of neutrophilic dermatosis that occurred as a result of exposure to a radiocontrast
acute tubular necrosis, which is the commonest cause of renal failure in adults, can be caused by aminoglycosides, radiocontrast
dyes and many other drugs.
About 30% of liver angiosarcoma cases are associated with environmental exposures to vinyl chloride, arsenic, and thorotrast, a radiocontrast
dye used in the 1950s (1).
However, among those with an identified culprit drug, nearly half were antibiotics, followed by radiocontrast
agents used during diagnostic imaging procedures and chemotherapeutics that are used in treatment of cancer.
Drugs caused one third of acute kidney injuries, and those drugs included indinavir or tenofovir, antibiotics (beta-lactams and aminoglycosides), radiocontrast
agents, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, and lithium.
A new CT scan revealed a considerable aerial distension of the ileal and colic loops, mainly of the transverse and descending colon, with no radiocontrast
outside the rectal ampulla.
Patients who report itching like crazy while on opiates or in response to radiocontrast
media are appropriately managed by their primary care physician without referral to an allergist, Dr.
that 4 out of 7 patients receiving radiocontrast
agent before had multinodular goiter.
Hoste et al investigated a large cohort of 787 critically ill patients with parenteral administration of an iodinated radiocontrast
agent for computed tomography scans and angiography.
In addition, other drugs which frequently lead to allergy include radiocontrast
materials, neuromuscular blocker agents and antiepileptics.
Time course of serial cystatin C levels in comparison with serum creatinine after application of radiocontrast