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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 3718954, 2 pages
Case Report

Undigested Pills in Stool Mimicking Parasitic Infection

1Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1 Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
2Department of Internal Medicine, Erie County Medical Center, 1 John James Audubon Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14228, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Veysel Tahan; ude.iruossim.htlaeh@vnahat

Received 25 July 2016; Accepted 15 January 2017; Published 31 January 2017

Academic Editor: Yucel Ustundag

Copyright © 2017 Fazia Mir 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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