Severe mediastinitis and pericarditis after endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: A case report
Jeong Suk Koh, Yoon Joo Kim, Da Hyun Kang, Jeong Eun Lee, Song-I Lee, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon 35015, South Korea
Author contributions: Koh JS and Lee SI, the patient’s attending physicians, reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; Kim YJ reviewed the literature and contributed to manuscript drafting; Kang DH analyzed and interpreted the imaging findings; Koh JS, Kang DH, Lee JE, and Lee SI were responsible for the revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; all authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
Informed consent statement: Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this report and any accompanying images.
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Corresponding author: Song-I Lee, MD, Adjunct Professor, Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, 282 Munhwa-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon 35015, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: June 28, 2021
Peer-review started: June 28, 2021
First decision: July 26, 2021
Revised: July 29, 2021
Accepted: October 8, 2021
Article in press: October 8, 2021
Published online: December 6, 2021