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Postoperative gas gangrene

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 15 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2054
  1. Jun-Song Yang, attending doctor1,
  2. Wei Liu, attending doctor2,
  3. Liang Yan, chief physician, professor1,
  4. Ding-Jun Hao, chief physician, professor1
  1. 1Department of Spinal Surgery, Honghui Hospital, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
  2. 2Orthopaedic Department, Yongchuan Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing. China
  1. Correspondence to D-J Hao dingjun.hao{at}

A 13 year old girl presented with two days of pyrexia, left groin and leg pain, crepitus in the left groin and abdominal wall, and a feathery …

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