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Embolized Central Venous Catheter

Annen MA - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Naval Medical Center San Diego

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Embolized Central Venous Catheter

History: 3 y/o boy with neuroblastoma s/p treatment with Cytoxan, Vincristine, Cisplatin, Etoposide, and Doxorubicin requiring an off-therapy scan.

Findings: • Image 1: Port-A-Cath hub with catheter dislodged with proximal catheter tip in proximal subclavian vein. Notice the access needle (Huber needle) in the hub with contrast in the surrounding soft tissue. •Image 2: Proximal tip of catheter in main pulmonary artery with distal end extending into the right pulmonary artery.

Ddx: • failure of Port-A-Cath device with catheter in pulmonary artery • other tubular foreign body

Dxhow: CT with contrast

Exam: Port-A-Cath hub palpated in left upper chest; rest of exam and labs unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.


Port-A-Cath hub in left upper chest with fracutred catheter in proximal subclavian vein.  Notice the access needle in the hub and the contrast collecting in the surrounding soft tissue.
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Embolized Central Venous Catheter

Annen MA - MedPix (2009)

Port-A-Cath hub in left upper chest with fracutred catheter in proximal subclavian vein.  Notice the access needle in the hub and the contrast collecting in the surrounding soft tissue.
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MPX2057_synpic50104: Port-A-Cath hub in left upper chest with fracutred catheter in proximal subclavian vein. Notice the access needle in the hub and the contrast collecting in the surrounding soft tissue.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center San Diego

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Embolized Central Venous Catheter

History: 3 y/o boy with neuroblastoma s/p treatment with Cytoxan, Vincristine, Cisplatin, Etoposide, and Doxorubicin requiring an off-therapy scan.

Findings: • Image 1: Port-A-Cath hub with catheter dislodged with proximal catheter tip in proximal subclavian vein. Notice the access needle (Huber needle) in the hub with contrast in the surrounding soft tissue. •Image 2: Proximal tip of catheter in main pulmonary artery with distal end extending into the right pulmonary artery.

Ddx: • failure of Port-A-Cath device with catheter in pulmonary artery • other tubular foreign body

Dxhow: CT with contrast

Exam: Port-A-Cath hub palpated in left upper chest; rest of exam and labs unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.