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X-ray diagnosis of fatal Fournier's gangrene caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae
  1. C-C Chen1,2,
  2. Y-J Su1,3,4
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2School of Dentistry, College of Oral medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3Mackay Medicine, Nursing and Management College, Taipei, Taiwan
  4. 4College of Continuing Education, Aletheia University, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Yu-Jang Su, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mackay Memorial Hospital, No. 92, Sec. 2, North Chung-Shan Road, Taipei 10449, Taiwan; yjsu{at}ms1.mmh.org.tw

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