Extra luminal entrapment of guide wire; A rare complication
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Central venous Catheterization (CVC) is a commonly performed procedure for venous access. It is associated with several complications. This article reports a rare case of extra luminal entrapment of guide wire during CVC placement in right jugular vein. A 28 years old female patient presented in our emergency with history of entrapped guide wire in right side of neck during CVC. X-ray showed coiling of guide wire in neck. CT Angiography showed guide wire coursing in between common carotid artery and internal jugular vein (IJV), closely abutting the wall of both vessels. The guide wire was coiled with end coursing behind the esophageal wall. Guide wire was removed under fluoroscopic guide manipulation under local anaesthesia...

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