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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 328065, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/328065
Case Report

Distinctive Acellular Lipid Emboli in Hemoglobin SC Disease following Bone Marrow Infarction with Parvovirus Infection

1University of Louisville, 571 S. Floyd Street, Suite 300, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
2Pathology, Norton Healthcare, Louisville, KY, USA

Received 29 June 2015; Revised 12 August 2015; Accepted 13 August 2015

Academic Editor: Kostas Konstantopoulos

Copyright © 2015 Danielle M. Graff 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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