Malpositioned PICC line

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

Presentation

Routine x-ray after PICC insertion.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female
X-ray

A right upper limb PICC line has been inserted, the tip is malpositioned and is entering the right internal jugular vein.

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Case information

rID: 24160
Published: 30th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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