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Pneumomediastinum after a transbronchial biopsy.
  1. M Naughton,
  2. L Irving,
  3. A McKenzie
  1. Department of Thoracic Medicine, Repatriation General Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.

    Abstract

    A pneumomediastinum occurred after a transbronchial biopsy in a woman with pulmonary fibrosis and was confirmed by computed tomography. Although pneumomediastinum has a pathogenesis similar to that of pneumothorax it has not been reported after transbronchial biopsy.

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