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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 570487, 4 pages
Malignant Mesothelioma after Household Exposure to Asbestos
1Saint Joseph Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, 2900 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
2Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Received 16 August 2013; Accepted 10 September 2013
Academic Editors: G. P. Vandoros and N. Yoshimura
Copyright © 2013 Raya Saba 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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