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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 390150, 3 pages
Fracture of the Fabella: A Rare Injury in Knee Trauma
1Division of Radiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, 14030-000 Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
2School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Received 26 September 2012; Accepted 30 October 2012
Academic Editors: E. Bölke, T. Chakera, and E. Kapsalaki
Copyright © 2012 Andre Rodrigues Façanha Barreto 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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