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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2002;32(1): 63-65.
Radiation Dermatitis after GDC Embolization: Case Report.
Hyung Jin Noh, Seung Won Park, Young Baeg Kim, Sung Nam Hwang, Duck Young Choi, Jeong Taik Kwon, Byung Kook Min, Jong Sik Suk
Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea.
Guglielmi Detachable Coil(GDC) embolization is interventional radiology procedure for the management of aneurysm. The technique is recommended in case of patients' poor general condition, difficult surgical approach, but there is concerning about complications due to radiation exposure. We experienced a patient of radiation-induced dermatitis after GDC embolization. She presented with erythema, pus-like discharge, ulceration on scalp and right preauricular area, which symptoms was improved with medical managements. The authors report the case with pertinent literature review.
Key Words: GDC embolization; Radiation-induced dermatitis; Preventing devices
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