Misplaced nasogastric tube - right main bronchus

Case contributed by Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi


To assess the position of the NG tube.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

A misplaced NG tube is seen extending through the right main bronchus into the right lung.

Case Discussion

The NG tube was immediately corrected and positioned correctly in the follow-up x-ray.

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