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Emphysematous cystitis
  1. F-Y Lee1,
  2. S-H Tsai1,
  3. Y-Y Lin1,
  4. S-J Chu1,
  5. Y-S Wu1,2
  1. 1
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hua-Lien Armed Forces General Hospital, Taiwan
  1. Dr Y-S Wu, No 325, Cheng-Kung Road, Sec. 2, Neihu 114, Taipei, Taiwan; newenzyme0918{at}

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