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Volume 2011, Article ID 835474, 2 pages
Case Report

Appendicoumbilical Fistula: A Rare Reason for Neonatal Umbilical Mass

1Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, 63100 Sanliurfa, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Sanliurfa Education and Training Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey

Received 31 August 2010; Revised 7 January 2011; Accepted 28 February 2011

Academic Editor: Frank A. Pigula

Copyright © 2011 M. Cevik 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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