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Volume 2013, Article ID 391086, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/391086
Case Report

Refractory Thrombocytopenia Responds to Octreotide Treatment in a Case of Evans Syndrome with Gastric Neuroendocrine Tumor

1Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, Lima 33, Peru
2Hematology Department, Hospital Nacional “Edgardo Rebagliati Martins”, Lima 33, Peru
3Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital Nacional “Edgardo Rebagliati Martins”, Lima 33, Peru

Received 20 May 2013; Accepted 8 July 2013

Academic Editors: S. Aref, C. Imai, and T. Sonoki

Copyright © 2013 Kocfa Chung-Delgado 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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