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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 206803, 7 pages
Particular Mal de Meleda Phenotypes in Tunisia and Mutations Founder Effect in the Mediterranean Region
1Université de Tunis El Manar, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Laboratoire de Génomique Biomédicale et Oncogénétique (LR11IPT05), BP74, 13 Place Pasteur, Belvédère, 1002 Tunis, Tunisia
2Hôpital Farhat Hached, Département de Dermatologie, 4000 Sousse, Tunisia
3Hôpital La Rabta, Département de Dermatologie, 1007 Tunis, Tunisia
4Hôpital Habib Thameur, Département de Dermatologie, 1008 Tunis, Tunisia
Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 5 August 2013
Academic Editor: Helmut Schöfer
Copyright © 2013 Mbarka Bchetnia 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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