Ashutosh Chauhan Department of Oncosurgery, Army Hospital, Research and Referral, Delhi Cantt , Delhi-10 India
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Malpositioning of central venous catheter inserted into subclavian vein is a known and dreaded complication. Malpositioning of catheter tip into contralateral subclavian is an extremely unusual occurrence. The author describes two cases, one of subclavian central venous catheter and another of a peripherally inserted central catheter, in which the catheter malpositioned into contralateral subclavian vein.