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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 491892, 6 pages
Diagnostic Value of Ultrasonography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Ulnar Neuropathy at the Elbow
1Neuroscience Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz 51666-14756, Iran
2Department of Radiology, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz 51656-65811, Iran
3Department of Community Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz 51656-65811, Iran
4Medical Philosophy and History Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz 51656-65811, Iran
Received 8 May 2012; Accepted 30 May 2012
Academic Editors: H. Aldskogius, C. Angelini, and D. Munoz
Copyright © 2012 Hormoz Ayromlou 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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