Malpositioned PICC in the arch of the azygos vein
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Bell D, Malpositioned PICC in the arch of the azygos vein. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 20 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-64306
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27 Nov 2020
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North Middlesex University Hospital
S/P PICC insertion for TPN.
Age: 50 years
From the case: Malpositioned PICC in the arch of the azygos vein
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Right-sided PICC is malpositioned in the arch of the azygos. Lungs clear.
Malpositioning of PICCs is unusual when image-guidance has been used. However this PICC was inserted 'blindly' on the ward.
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