Is Nasobiliary Tube Really Safe? A Case Report

  title={Is Nasobiliary Tube Really Safe? A Case Report},
  author={Girolamo Geraci and Enrico Maria Arnone and Chiara Lo Nigro and Vita Maria Mirasolo and Carmelo Scium{\`e} and Giuseppe Di Modica},
  booktitle={Case reports in gastroenterology},
A case of esophageal ulcer caused by nasobiliary tube is described. This tool is not routinely considered to be a cause of major complications in the literature and to our knowledge, this is the first report of this kind of complication in nasobiliary tube placement. A 72-year-old patient presented with Charcot's triad and was demonstrated to have cholangitis with multiple biliary stones in the common bile duct. Biliary drainage was achieved through endoscopic retrograde cholangiography… CONTINUE READING