Endobronchial intubation

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

History of trauma to the abdomen and dyspnea. Admitted to the ICU

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
X-ray

Homogeneous opacification in the left upper zone is noted.

The tip of the endotracheal tube (ETT) is seen to lie in the right main stem bronchus.

The tip of the nasogastric tube is not in the stomach.

Case Discussion

This is a case of right endobronchial intubation with resultant collapse in the left upper zone.

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Case information

rID: 26991
Published: 17th Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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