Feeding tube

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Based on this scout image can you describe what is the underlying medical problem. Why are there 2 lumens with 2 different tips?

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Modality: X-ray

Case Discussion

The patient had pancreatitis. Two lumens and two tips allow distal feeds and suction of gastric contents.

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Case Information

rID: 27180
Case created: 22nd Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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