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Iodine Allergies: Updating Longstanding Myths

The package insert for Indocyanine Green, USP/Verdye contains the following contraindication, lndocyanine Green for Injection USP/Verdye contains sodium iodide and should be used with caution in patients who have a history of allergy to iodides because of the risk of anaphylaxis. But can a patient really have an allergy to iodine, should your patient be denied the potential benefits of fluorescence-guided surgery because of this contraindication?

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