Gadolinium Deposition Disease “GDD” Malpractice.

Gadolinium-based contrast agents (“GBCAs”) are often given to enhance the image of an MRI, however the metal gadolinium can deposit in your brain, bone and organs. Gadolinium Deposition Disease (“GDD”) is the disease process observed in people with normal or near normal renal function who develop persistent symptoms that arise within two months after the administration of (“GBCAs”).

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Symptoms include:

  • Persistent headache;
  • Bone and joint pain;
  • “Brain fog;”
  • Subcutaneous soft tissue thickening (skin that appears spongy or rubbery, without the hardness and redness observed in NSF);
  • Tendons and ligaments are painful and have thickened appearance;
  • Tightness in hands and feet; and
  • Pain described as burning, cutting, or pins and needles in the arms or legs, and the torso.

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