Umbilical venous catheter in the left portal vein

Case contributed by Dr Isaac Boyack

Presentation

0-day-old male born premature at 25 weeks via cesarean after prolonged rupture of membranes. Neonate developed respiratory distress syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: 0-day-old
Gender: Male

AP chest/abdominal radiograph in a premature neonate showing hazy opacities in the lungs consistent with respiratory distress syndrome.

Multiple lines including: UVC with aberrant course to the left abdomen via the left portal vein. UAC at the level of T8-T9. Enteric tube in the stomach. External temperature probe over the right abdomen.

Case Discussion

UVC with aberrant course to the left abdomen via the left portal vein. UAC at the level of T8-T9. Enteric tube in the stomach. External temperature probe over the right abdomen.

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Case information

rID: 62394
Published: 15th Aug 2018
Last edited: 16th Aug 2018
Tag: uvc
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Maimonides Medical Center

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