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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 498545, 2 pages
Case Report

A Fatal Case of Klebsiella pneumoniae Mycotic Aneurysm

1Department of Surgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan 736, Taiwan
2Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Liouying, Tainan 736, Taiwan

Received 30 August 2011; Accepted 10 October 2011

Academic Editors: W. D. Grant, S. J. Han, K. Imanaka, and S. Limmer

Copyright © 2011 Chien-Ming Chao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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