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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1087831, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1087831
Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Pseudothrombotic Microangiopathy in a Patient with Autoimmune Atrophic Gastritis

Infectious Diseases Department, Hotel Dieu De France Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Saint Joseph University, Beyrouth, Lebanon

Received 6 December 2015; Revised 2 February 2016; Accepted 10 February 2016

Academic Editor: Kostas Konstantopoulos

Copyright © 2016 Alexandre Malek and Roy Nasnas. 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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