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Volume 2012, Article ID 197273, 4 pages
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Case Report

Recurrent Giant Pilomatrixoma of the Face: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, 850 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
2Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Boston Medical Center, Boston University, 100 East Newton street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
3Boston Medical Center, Boston University, 850 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA

Received 7 August 2012; Accepted 1 October 2012

Academic Editors: M. Manfredi, G. Sammartino, and E. F. Wright

Copyright © 2012 Mohammed Nadershah 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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