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Title: Cortical blindness following coronary angiography
Authors: Kwok, B.W.K. 
Lim, T.T. 
Keywords: Adverse reaction
Blindness
Contrast media
Issue Date: Dec-2000
Source: Kwok, B.W.K., Lim, T.T. (2000-12). Cortical blindness following coronary angiography. Singapore Medical Journal 41 (12) : 604-605. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A 53-year-old man developed transient cortical blindness after coronary angiography, which appears to be an adverse reaction to contrast agent. A possible mechanism of this complication is contrast penetration of the blood-brain barrier with direct neurotoxicity to the occipital cortex.
Source Title: Singapore Medical Journal
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/129553
ISSN: 00375675
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