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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 17, Issue 6, pp 557–558 | Cite as

Rubin biopsy tube entrapped in duodenum

An unusual complication
  • Jose Ramon Nogueira
  • Marshall A. Freedman
Case Report

Abstract

A Rubin biopsy tube became trapped in the third portion of the duodenum, because the tissue was incompletely severed. Vigorous attempts to dislodge the tube failed. A day later it was removed easily and without complication.

Keywords

Public Health Vigorous Attempt Biopsy Tube 
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Copyright information

© Paul B. Hoeber, Inc. 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose Ramon Nogueira
    • 1
  • Marshall A. Freedman
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Gastroenterology ServiceGeneral Rose Memorial HospitalDenver

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