Cerebral Lipiodol Embolism after Interventional Lymphatic Embolization

Lipiodol droplet migration via intrapulmonary lymphovenous contact may cause neurological symptoms to appear early after intranodal lymphangiography. By embolizing lymph leakages, lipiodol-based lymphangiography serves as a diagnostic and therapeutic method. Patients with potential intracardiac shunts are particularly vulnerable. Treatment is reassuring.

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Piet Waelkens
Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.

Sofian Bouneb
Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.

Johan Vandommele
Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.

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