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A rare cause of “cellulitis”
  1. R J Van Wensen,
  2. J P Ruurda,
  3. H J Van Geffen,
  4. K Bosscha
  1. Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Department of Surgery, ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
  1. Dr R J A Van Wensen, Jeroen Bosch Hospital, Department of Surgery, P.O. Box 90153, 5200 ME ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands; rvanwensen{at}

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A 74-year-old man presented to the emergency department with lower back pain and left lower quadrant pain. His medical history included Parkinson’s disease and left inguinal hernia repair. He was dyspnoeic and coughing.

On examination, he …

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