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Internal and Emergency Medicine

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 179–180 | Cite as

Transected nasogastric tube: a rare complication of nasogastric feeding

  • Thomas Gerard CotterEmail author
  • Matthew William Stier
  • Vijaya Lakshmi Rao
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Notes

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Conflict of interest

The author(s) declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Statement of human and animal rights

This case image involved the medical management of a patient as per society guidelines, and was not formal research involving Human Participants and/or Animals.

Informed consent

This case image complies with the ethical standards outlined in the journal. Informed consent was obtained.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & NutritionThe University of Chicago MedicineChicagoUSA

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