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International Journal of Otolaryngology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 809056, 3 pages
Epistaxis in Visceral Leishmaniasis with Hematological Correlation
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
3Department of Internal Medicine, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal
Received 11 November 2011; Accepted 23 November 2011
Academic Editor: Charles Monroe Myer
Copyright © 2012 B. Sigdel 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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