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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 264918, 6 pages
Diagnosing Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita: A Review
Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aretaieion University Hospital, University of Athens, 76 Vas. Sofias Avenue, 11528 Athens, Greece
Received 5 August 2012; Accepted 26 August 2012
Academic Editors: K. Chan, N. A. Ginsberg, and M. Khandelwal
Copyright © 2012 Emmanouil Kalampokas 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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