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All of the following are contraindications to passing a nasogastric tube EXCEPT?

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asked Jul 11, 2014 in General Surgery by Rajesh Bahara

All of the following are contraindications to passing a nasogastric tube EXCEPT

  1. (A)  suspected perforation of the esophagus

  2. (B)  confirmed perforation of the esophagus

  3. (C)  history of esophageal varices

  4. (D)  nearly complete obstruction of the esophagus due to benign or malignant strictures

  5. (E)  presence of an esophageal foreign body 

 

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(C)  history of esophageal varices
answered Jul 11, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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