Respiratory distress syndrome with misplaced nasogastric tube

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

34+2 weeker. Respiratory distress. Treated with non-invasive ventilation and given surfactant. Some improvement. For chest x-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 1 day (34+2 weeks)
Gender: Male

Background granular appearance of both lungs consistent with RDS.

NG tube in left main bronchus.

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Case information

rID: 73453
Published: 10th Jan 2020
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: NHS Lothian

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