Persistent Nephrogram Sign on Performing Computed Tomography: A Case Report


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ASLAN A. , Emir S. N. , Kulali F., Karaguzel F., Bukte Y.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.3, pp.179-181, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/imj.2017.05924
  • Title of Journal : ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.179-181

Abstract

A persistent nephrogram sign is described as the prolonged renal cortical retention of iodine-based contrast media and striking parenchymal enhancement in the kidneys on performing unenhanced computed tomography. It can be seen after the administration of iodine-based contrast media in patients with contrast-induced nephropathy or renal insufficiency. This case report aimed to describe the persistent nephrogram sign and inform clinicians about contrast-induced nephropathy in light of the current medical literature.