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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 416421, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/416421
Case Report

Complex Decongestive Physiotherapy Treats Skin Changes like Hyperkeratosis Caused by Lymphedema

School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Abant Izzet Baysal University, 14280 Bolu, Turkey

Received 28 February 2012; Accepted 22 April 2012

Academic Editors: M. Jinnin and J. T. Lear

Copyright © 2012 Hande Kaba 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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