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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 597103, 6 pages
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Variability in the Branching Pattern of the Internal Iliac Artery in Indian Population and Its Clinical Importance

1Department of Anatomy, Madha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600122, India
2Department of Anatomy, SRM Medical College and Hospital, Chennai 603203, India
3Department of Anatomy, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Hospital, Chennai 600116, India
4Department of Physiology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai 600122, India

Received 28 February 2014; Revised 10 November 2014; Accepted 24 November 2014; Published 15 December 2014

Academic Editor: Erich Brenner

Copyright © 2014 Sumathilatha Sakthivelavan 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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