Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 241–243 | Cite as

Passage of gastrografin into the small mesenteric veins during an opaque enema

  • A. Boudou
  • J. Channarond
  • P. Romanet
  • B. Herzog
Case Reports


An opaque enema was carried out with Gastrografin. The patient was a 2-year-old French boy. As the enema progressed we saw the small mesenteric veins opacify: no significant consequence followed. This is the first report of such an incident.

Key words

Contrast medium Toxicity Contrast media choice Intestinal obstruction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Boudou
    • 1
  • J. Channarond
    • 2
  • P. Romanet
    • 2
  • B. Herzog
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Nantes School of MedicineNantesFrance
  2. 2.Department of PediatryCentre-HospitalierLa RochelleFrance

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