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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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