Iododerma from Contrast Material: NEJM Case Report
- NEJM reports a image case of iododerma, patient after Intravenous urography, Several hours later, generalized pustular eruptions developed, with multiple coalescing vesicles and pus-filled bullae observed on the patient’s face and ears, his trunk, and his arms and legs.
- Although its pathogenesis is not understood, delayed iodine clearance and the induction of neutrophil degranulation have been proposed as mechanisms.
- Treatment with thalidomide was initiated, and the skin lesions completely resolved within 4 weeks.
Iododerma from Contrast Material: NEJM Case Report Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Rating: