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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 9436095, 2 pages
Case Report

A Case of Status-Epilepticus-Associated Transient Hyperammonemia in the Emergency Department

Department of Pharmacy, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, 6411 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Brittany Pelsue; moc.liamg@pb.euslepb

Received 19 September 2017; Accepted 6 December 2017; Published 24 December 2017

Academic Editor: Vasileios Papadopoulos

Copyright © 2017 Brittany Pelsue and Jonathan G. Rogg. 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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