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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 615923, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/615923
Case Report

Isolated Gastrointestinal Metastasis of Breast Carcinoma: A Case Report

1Department of Surgery, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, Scotland KA2 0BE, UK
2Unity Hospital, 1555 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626, USA

Received 15 March 2010; Accepted 27 April 2010

Academic Editor: Sarkis Meterissian

Copyright © 2010 M. A. Titi 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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