Malpositioned long line

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Long line inserted. Position?

Patient Data

Age: 1 day
Gender: Male
X-ray

The tip of the right sided long time in the distal left subclavian vein directed towards the arm.

Nasogastric tube with the tip off the inferior limit of the film.

Lungs clear.

Case Discussion

Radiographs are undertaken in all ages to assess for the position of lines and tubes.

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Case information

rID: 79585
Published: 1st Jul 2020
Last edited: 26th Nov 2020
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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