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Houma, LA
A 17-year-old male asked:

Does an mri/mra with contrast damage the kidneys?

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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Yes: Gadolinium contrast yes been associated with a condition known nephrogenoc systemic sclerosis which is more common in he setting of underlying kidney disease.
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