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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 116-117

Recurrent Iodinated Contrast Material-Induced Sialadinitis


Department of Cardiology, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Shanmuga Sundaram Rathakrishnan
Department of Cardiology, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore - 641 004, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2321-449X.157282

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Iodinated contrast material (ICM) can rarely cause sialadinitis. Here we report a case of unilateral parotitis following coronary angioplasty, which subsided with conservative management. He also had a past history of similar illness following previous angiogram. Direct toxic effect of the contrast material or idiosyncratic reaction has been considered as the possible etiology.


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