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Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 325826, 5 pages
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Clinical Study

Esophageal Involvement in Scleroderma: Clinical, Endoscopic, and Manometric Features

Department of Internal Medicine, Kouba Hospital, Algiers, Algeria

Received 12 May 2011; Accepted 6 July 2011

Academic Editor: A. M. Huber

Copyright © 2011 M. Lahcene 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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