Malpositioned endobronchial nasogastric tube

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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50 year old female.

Modality: X-ray

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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
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Chest
Tags: cxr, ngt
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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