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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 906457, 3 pages
Case Report

Visceral Myopathy Presenting as Acute Appendicitis and Ogilvie Syndrome

Department of Gastrointestinal-Colorectal Surgery, First Hospital of Jilin University, 71th Xin Min Street, Changchun, Jilin 130021, China

Received 22 February 2013; Accepted 12 April 2013

Academic Editors: P. De Nardi and M. Picchio

Copyright © 2013 Punyaram Kharbuja 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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