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Pneumomediastinum following endobronchial ultrasound and transbronchial needle aspirate (EBUS-TBNA) sampling of mediastinal lymph nodes
  1. Alice Stanton,
  2. Kevin Conroy and
  3. Graham Miller
  1. Respiratory Medicine, University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton-on-Tees, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kevin Conroy; kevin.conroy{at}nhs.net

Abstract

A 72-year-old female patient underwent endobronchial ultrasound and transbronchial needle aspirate sampling of mediastinal lymph nodes to investigate a middle lobe abnormality following an urgent referral. CT imaging completed the following day demonstrated a pneumomediastinum. At clinical review, the patient remained clinically stable and no intervention was required.

  • respiratory medicine
  • pneumomediastinum
  • respiratory cancer

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  • Contributors The Case Report was devised and researched by all authors. The report was originally written by AS and then approved and edited by KC and GM. The figures were collected by GM.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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