Posts Tagged ‘Intrathecal Injection

Problem: A 31-year-old man died after being injected with the wrong contrast medium during an outpatient myelogram (spinal radiography). Myelography is safely performed when non-ionic water-soluble radiographic agents are used, as indicated for this route of administration. However, the intrathecal misadministra-tion of ionic contrast media can result in a syndrome of spasms and convulsions, often […]