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Benign muscular emphysema mimicking gas-forming infection

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  • Contributors The authors were all involved in treatment of patient. MN performed data collection, analysis and article writing. R-BT performed surgery and contributed to critical revision. WF performed anesthesia and provided pictures. MB, VS and WF contributed to critical revision.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.