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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010, Article ID 724279, 4 pages
Case Report

Paravertebral Mass in a Patient with Hemolytic Anemia: Computed Tomographic Findings

Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Fluminense Federal University, CEP 24030.215. Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Received 6 December 2009; Accepted 9 March 2010

Academic Editor: Felix Diekmann

Copyright © 2010 Juliana França Carvalho 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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