Large subdural effusions after angiography mimicking acute subdural hematoma

J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2010 Mar-Apr;34(2):249-50. doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e3181c6e704.


Contrast enhancement of the brain parenchyma and ventricular and subarachnoidal contrast extravasation are known to be rare complications after intra-arterial angiography. We here describe the first case of extensive contrast extravasation into the subdural space after percutaneous coronary intervention.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cerebral Angiography / methods*
  • Contrast Media
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Hematoma, Subdural / diagnostic imaging
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Persistent Vegetative State
  • Subdural Effusion / diagnostic imaging*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed


  • Contrast Media