Severe laryngeal oedema during injection of sodium metrizoate ("Triosil"). Survival after emergency laryngostomy.

@article{Seymour1969SevereLO,
  title={Severe laryngeal oedema during injection of sodium metrizoate ("Triosil"). Survival after emergency laryngostomy.},
  author={John Seymour},
  journal={British heart journal},
  year={1969},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={529-30}
}
Numerous iodide-containing compounds are used in radiographic contrast media. Severe, untoward reactions to these agents are of two types, cardiorespiratory collapse and, less commonly, anaphylactic reactions (Goodman and Gilman, 1965). This paper reports a case of severe laryngeal oedema which developed as an allergic reaction to sodium metrizoate 75 per cent (Triosil) administered during cardiac catheterization. Emergency laryngostomy was performed to prevent fatal asphyxia. Mullins et al… CONTINUE READING