Cerebral Lipiodol Embolism after Interventional Lymphatic Embolization
Highlights on Medicine and Medical Research Vol. 8,
3 May 2021
Onset of neurological symptoms early after intranodal lymphangiography can occur due to Lipiodol droplet migration through intrapulmonary lymphovenous communication. Lipiodol-based lymphangiography is a diagnostic and therapeutic tool by embolizing lymph leakages. Patients with possible intra-cardiac shunts are at risk. Treatment is supportive.
- Ethiodized oil
- intracranial embolism
- therapeutic embolization
- case reports