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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 750908, 4 pages
Is There an Association between Keloids and Blood Groups?
1Department of Dermatology, Teaching Hospital of Tokoin, University of Lomé, 08 BP 80598, Lomé, Togo
2Department of Anesthesiology, Teaching Hospital of Tokoin, University of Lomé, 08 BP 80598, Lomé, Togo
Received 19 October 2012; Accepted 8 November 2012
Academic Editors: E. Pasmatzi and P. D. Shenefelt
Copyright © 2012 Abas Mouhari-Toure 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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