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In 1941, Markovich, Walker and Jessico ([1]) studied the effect of iodised oil on the meninges, and published their findings in the prestigious journal, JAMA.


They stated:

"after the injection of iodised oil ...the oil becomes rapidly encysted by proliferation of the arachnoid membrane."

[1] Markovich AW, Walker AE, Jessico OM JAMA 1941; 116: 2247 The Immediate and Late Effects of the Intrathecal Injection of Iodized Oil