How a CT scan caused a body-wide rash and fever: case 

The elderly man had acute liver and renal injury, as well as lesions covering most of his body
Rachel Fieldhouse
senior man entering a CT scanner

Doctors have stressed the importance of intradermal testing to identify uncommon causes of drug reactions, after a CT scan resulted in a patient developing fever and itchy lesions across his body. 

Their 84-year-old patient had previously tolerated iodinated contrast media (ICM) and had no history of drug allergies or underlying medical conditions other than prostate cancer.