Unusual right internal jugular vein catheter malposition into the right axillary vein: A rare case report


Department of Anesthesia, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran


One of disastrous complications of central venous cannulation (CVC) is malposition of central venous catheter. In this case report, we present an adult patient with history of multiple trauma and intracranial hemorrhage in whom the right axillary vein was accidentally cannulated during CVC insertion.


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