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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2009, Article ID 871365, 4 pages
Case Report

Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition with Manic Features

Ribeirao Preto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, das Clinicas - Terceiro Andar, Avenida Bandeirantes Campus Universitário, 3900 Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil

Received 13 February 2009; Accepted 3 June 2009

Academic Editor: Linda Gonder-Frederick

Copyright © 2009 J. P. Oliveira 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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