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BWK Kwok, TT Lim
Correspondence: B W K Kwok
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.
Keywords: blindness, adverse reaction, contrast media
Singapore Med J 2000; 41(12): 604-605