Diagnosis of iodinated contrast media hypersensitivity: results of a 6-year period.

@article{Kvedarien2006DiagnosisOI,
  title={Diagnosis of iodinated contrast media hypersensitivity: results of a 6-year period.},
  author={Violeta Kvedarienė and Pav{\~a}o Martins and L{\'e}a Rouanet and Pascal Demoly},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={1072-7}
}
BACKGROUND Iodinated contrast media (ICM) hypersensitivity reactions represent a serious problem. Very few clinical data concerning systematic skin testing to ICM are available. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the utility of ICM skin testing in patients with ICM hypersensitivity. MATERIAL AND METHODS All patients referred over a 6-year period for ICM hypersensitivity past reactions were skin tested for (a) the implicated ICM, or (b) a set of ICM if they were positive for the implicated ICM or if its… CONTINUE READING

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