Malpositioned nasogastric tube in the right main bronchus

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Head and neck cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Nasogastric tube passes down the right main bronchus. It is not in a suitable position for use. 

Case Discussion

Misplaced NGTs can result in significant morbidity and mortality. 

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Case information

rID: 29367
Case created: 19th May 2014
Last edited: 5th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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