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An 81-year-old woman underwent percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube insertion following a stroke. She presented with PEG tube malfunction 2 years later, when a gastroscopy showed the bumper of the PEG tube to be covered by gastric mucosa. Endoscopic removal of the tube was attempted by incising the mucosa but was unsuccessful. A second PEG tube was placed proximally within the stomach, and the patient was discharged …
Contributors This article was prepared jointly by GG, IG and TG.
Competing interests None.
Patient consent Obtained.
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