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Chest Infections: Chest Infections I |

A Case of a Pleural Empyema Secondary to a Percutaneous Lung Biopsy

Ting Cheng, MD; QiJian Cheng, PhD; HuanYing Wan, MD
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Ruijin Hospital North, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A107. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.112
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SESSION TITLE: Chest Infections I

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Percutaneous needle biopsy of the lung is a useful tool in the evaluation of pulmonary abnormalities. However, percutaneous needle biopsy has some complications. We present a case of a pleural empyema secondary to a percutaneous lung biopsy.

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