Expression of Concern: Emphysematous pyelonephritis due to Aspergillus fumigatus—a case report

Expression of Concern

The Editor-in-Chief wishes to issue an Expression of Concern for this article [1] as it appears to be highly similar to another case report [2] by the same author.

The author did not state whether he agreed or disagreed with this Expression of Concern.

The author’s institution did not reply to the editor’s request to verify the authenticity of the case.


  1. 1.
    Ahmad M (2004) Emphysematous pyelonephritis due to aspergillus fumigatus—a case report. J Nephrol 17(3):446–448.,WsIdRisposta,WsRelease&c1=00116&c2=18&c3=1 PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ahmad M, Dakshinamurty KV (2004) Emphysematous renal tract disease due to Aspergillus fumigatus. J Assoc Physicians India 52:495–497PubMedGoogle Scholar

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