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Dislodged Gastrostomy Tube with Necrotizing Abdominal Wall Infection Requiring Extensive Debridement
Dislodged Gastrostomy Tube with Necrotizing Abdominal Wall Infection Requiring Extensive Debridement

This medical exhibit features one large cut-away view of the abdomen including the stomach and abdominal wall. This image show how the PEG tube became dislodged from the stomach and causes an infection within the abdominal wall spreading along the fascial plane. Also, the key steps of the laparotomy and debridement procedure are illustrated. These images show the large open incision of the abdomen and how a large segment (30 x 10 cm) of the abdominal wall is removed.rn

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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