Malpositioned endobronchial nasogastric tube

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


50 year old female.

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Case Discussion

Chest x-ray demonstrates a tracheostomy in situ. A nasogastric tube has been inserted and has passed through the trachea and into the peripheral right lower zone. 

It was repositioned uneventfully.

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Case information

rID: 12541
Published: 13th Dec 2010
Last edited: 28th May 2016
System: Chest
Tag: cxr, ngt
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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