Case studies: Adult emergency radiology situations

Bernard Francis King, Karl N. Krecke

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Background A 23-year-old woman with a history of myasthenia gravis was having a contrast-enhanced chest CT examination using conventional high-osmolality ionic-contrast material. She experienced severe muscle weakness, inability to swallow, weak respiration and inability to talk.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Life Support (RAD-LS)
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Approach
PublisherCRC Press
Pages158-165
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781351419932
ISBN (Print)0340741589, 9780340741580
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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