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Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 907802, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/907802
Case Report

Efficacy of the Radiotherapy on Darier’s Disease: An Indirect Evidence

Radiation Therapy Unit, Department of Oncology and Advanced Technology, Azienda Ospedaliera ASMN, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42121 Reggio Emilia, Italy

Received 16 May 2013; Accepted 8 July 2013

Academic Editors: S. A. Cuevas-Covarrubias, S. Kawara, and N. Oiso

Copyright © 2013 Ala Podgornii 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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