[Cerebral contrast medium extravasation after coronary angioplasty].

Abstract

We report on an 82-year-old woman who suffered a sudden loss of consciousness, right-sided hemiparesis, and aphasia during a coronary angiographic procedure. Computed tomography (CT) of the brain performed immediately revealed an edema and extravascularly localized contrast media in the left hemisphere. Within 6 h, neurological symptoms had disappeared, and… (More)

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