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Sequelae of metrizamide myelography in 200 examinations.
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PMID:  415557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twenty pediatric and 180 adult patients underwent myelography using metrizamide (Amipaque). All patients were examined and interviewed before and after the studies. New or exacerbated symptoms attributed to metrizamide myelography were graded according to severity. After the procedure, 51 of 200 patients were unchanged from baseline. Headache was the most common complaint, with an overall incidence of 62%. Nausea and/or vomiting occurred in 38%. Back or leg pain, neck stiffness, temperature elevation, and a variety of less common manifestations were also observed. The incidence of sequelae was higher than in comparable Scandinavian studies with this contrast medium.
R A Baker; B J Hillman; J E McLennan; R D Strand; S M Kaufman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  130     ISSN:  0361-803X     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  1978 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-04-26     Completed Date:  1978-04-26     Revised Date:  2008-02-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  499-502     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Fever / chemically induced
Follow-Up Studies
Headache / chemically induced
Metrizamide / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Nausea / chemically induced
Vomiting / chemically induced
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