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Severe emphysematous pyelonephritis combined with pneumobilia
  1. Chih-Chun Wu1,2,
  2. Shun-Fa Hung3
  1. 1Department of Medical Image, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Shun-Fa Hung, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, No. 21, Sec. 2, Nan-Ya S. Rd, Banciao Dist., New Taipei City 220, Taiwan; stmichel102{at}

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