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Dislodged Tracheostomy Tube with Resulting Fatal Anoxic Encephalopathy
Dislodged Tracheostomy Tube with Resulting Fatal Anoxic Encephalopathy

This medical exhibit depicts a dislodged tracheostomy tube resulting in fatal anoxic encephalopathy. The exhibit consists of three illustrations. The first illustration shows the correct placement of the tube. The second shows the dislodgement of the tube, with resulting subcutaneous air pocket. The final illustration demonstrates how the air pocket extends down the entire length of the torso.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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