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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 735026, 4 pages
Brain Metastasis as an Initial Manifestation of Ovarian Carcinoma: A Case Report
1Gynecologic Oncology Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
Received 2 November 2012; Accepted 11 December 2012
Academic Editor: Michail Varras
Copyright © 2012 Zafer Selçuk Tuncer 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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