Cases J 2010 Feb 3;3:48. Epub 2010 Feb 3.
Department of Gastroenterology, Yeditepe University Medical Faculty, Devlet Yolu Cad 102-104 34752 Kozyatagi, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Department of Gastroenterology, Pasabahce State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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