MR appearance of extravasated gadolinium contrast medium

David Carrier, J. J. Ford, L. A. Hayman

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Abstract

This case illustrates that a large zone of signal void can be produced on short relaxation time MR images when gadopentate dimeglumine is injected through an infiltrated intravenous catheter. The authors consider the physics behind this paradoxical decrease in signal intensity where there are high concentrations of gadopentate dimeglumine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-364
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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