SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Disorders of the Pleura
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Empyema necessitans is a rare complication of untreated empyema thoracis. Reported cases due to nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are exceedingly rare. There have been no previous cases of M. kansasii causing empyema necessitans reported in the literature.