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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 930379, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/930379
Case Report

Reverse Pseudohyperkalemia: An Important Clinical Entity in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Received 15 July 2015; Accepted 30 August 2015

Academic Editor: Massimo Gentile

Copyright © 2015 Sahar Mansoor 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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