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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 493752, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/493752
Case Report

Plexiform Neurofibroma of the Wrist: Imaging Features and When to Suspect Malignancy

San Fernando General Hospital, Independence Avenue, Paradise Pasture, San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

Received 21 February 2013; Accepted 20 March 2013

Academic Editors: M. Hashimoto, A. Matsuno, O. Strohm, and Y. Tsushima

Copyright © 2013 Maria Gosein 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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