Propionibacterium acnes Causing Mediastinal Infection following Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) is now a standard of care to sample mediastinal lymph nodes and masses with high diagnostic accuracy and low complication rates. However, the procedure has potential complications that might be life-threatening. Here, we present the first case of Propionobacterium acnes (P. acnes) causing mediastinitis following EBUS-TBNA of a subcarinal lymph node.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number3920868
JournalCase Reports in Medicine
Volume2019
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Propionibacterium acnes Causing Mediastinal Infection following Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this