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Case 13307

Case report: A wandering central line

Author(s)
Victoria Alice Crowe

MBBS.
Guy's, King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine,
King's College Hospital,
NHS Foundation Trust.
Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS.
Email:vic.a.crowe@doctors.org.uk
 
Patient
male, 79 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest radiograph demonstrating CVL within the left hemi-thorax

    A plain radiograph of the chest demonstrating the tip of the CVL within the left hemi-thorax

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Arterial access; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations; Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CT demonstrating CVL within the left inominate vein

    Axial CT imaging demonstrating the CVL within the left inominate vein (white arrow)

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Vascular; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Arterial access; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations; Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial CT demonstrating CVL within the pulmonary venous system

    Axial CT imaging showing the CVL within the pulmonary venous system in the left hemi-thorax (white arrow)

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Venous access; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    MRI imaging of the CVL within the pulmonary venous system

    A sagittal MRI slice showing the CVL within the pulmonary venous system in the left hemi-thorax (asterisks)

     
    Area of Interest: Pulmonary vessels; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Venous access; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;
     
     
A plain radiograph of the chest demonstrating the tip of the CVL within the left hemi-thorax
 
Axial CT imaging demonstrating the CVL within the left inominate vein (white arrow)
 
Axial CT imaging showing the CVL within the pulmonary venous system in the left hemi-thorax (white arrow)
 
A sagittal MRI slice showing the CVL within the pulmonary venous system in the left hemi-thorax (asterisks)
 
 
 
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