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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 878903, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/878903
Case Report

p-ANCA-Associated Vasculitis Caused by Levamisole-Adulterated Cocaine: A Case Report

Department of Emergency Medicine, Howard University Hospital, 2041 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20060, USA

Received 23 December 2012; Accepted 10 January 2013

Academic Editors: P. Iannone and N. Kikuchi

Copyright © 2013 Michelle R. Carter and Sorour Amirhaeri. 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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