Generalized Drug Eruption Following Iomeprol Coronarography

Authors: H. Tomková
Authors‘ workplace: Kožní oddělení, Krajská nemocnice T. Bati, a. s., Zlín, přednosta prim. MUDr. Jan Šternberský, CSc.
Published in: Čes-slov Derm, 86, 2011, No. 2, p. 97-101
Category: Case Reports


Iodine contrast media are frequently utilized in modern diagnostic imaging. The article presents the case of a 71 year-old woman with generalized eruption which appeared within two days after the use of iomeprol in coronarography. Patch tests showed the positive allergic reaction to iomeprol and also crossed hypersensitivity to other contrast media, namely ioversol, iopromid and iodixanol. Up-to-date knowledge concerning the possibilities of skin testing in patients with iodine contrast media hypersensitivity is summarized.

Key words:
iodine contrast media – allergy – drug eruption – skin tests


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