Unusual neurological complications of lumbar myelography with dimeglumine iocarmate (Dimer X)


In this report two unusual and serious neurological complications of dimeglumine iocarmate (Dimer X) myelography is presented. One patient became paraplegic six hours after myelography, and the other was mute for 24 hours after having generalised convulsions. The reasons are discussed.


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Açikgöz, B., Palaoǧlu, S., Timurkaynak, E. et al. Unusual neurological complications of lumbar myelography with dimeglumine iocarmate (Dimer X). Spinal Cord 24, 379–382 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.1986.56

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  • Dimer X myelography
  • Paraparesis
  • Generalised convulsions
  • Mutism

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