PICC coiled in axillary vein

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Patient Data

Age: Adult
X-ray

This PICC, presumably placed in the cephalic vein, has entered the axillary vein and passed distally. 

Annotated image

The course of the coiled PICC line highlighted. 

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Case information

rID: 12344
Published: 13th Nov 2010
Last edited: 28th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included