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Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Dec;24(6):711-3. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2010.522746. Epub 2010 Oct 27.

Iophendylate myelography induced thoracic arachnoiditis, arachnoid cyst and syrinx, four decades later.

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Department of Neurosurgery, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum, India. drgopal@sctimst.ac.in

Abstract

Iophendylate (Myodil) was a popular oil-based contrast agent used until late 1980s for myelography, ventriculography and cisternography. Although several long-term sequelae have been reported in literature, they are extremely rare. We report a rare occurrence of symptomatic dorsal arachnoid cyst 40 years after Myodil myelography.

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10.3109/02688697.2010.522746
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