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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2015, Article ID 870257, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/870257
Case Report

Pulmonary Vein Stenosis in a Newborn: A Commonly Overlooked Diagnosis

1Pediatrics Department, University of Taubaté, 12020-130 Taubaté, SP, Brazil
2University of Taubaté, Taubaté, SP, Brazil
3Hospital of Taubaté University, Avenida Granadeiro Guimaraes 270, Centro, 12020-130 Taubaté, SP, Brazil

Received 3 April 2015; Accepted 9 September 2015

Academic Editor: Saadeh Al-Jureidini

Copyright © 2015 Nathalie Jeanne Magioli Bravo-valenzuela 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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