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Iodide ‘mumps’: a rare side effect of iodine-based contrast use
A 70-year-old male patient with coronary artery disease underwent coronary angiography using 50 ml of iopromide contrast (370 mg/ml). His comorbid illnesses included hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, psoriasis, duodenal ulcer and iron deficiency anaemia. Around 10 h postprocedure, he complained of puffiness of the face. He had no associated dryness of mouth, fever, swelling of lips or breathing difficulty. Physical examination revealed swelling of bilateral parotid, submandibular and left periorbital …
Contributors All authors have contributed actively in examining, diagnosing and planning treatment for this patient as well as in writing this article. CGS and KM have critically reviewed the content and approved the final version of the article.
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