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Volume 2012, Article ID 165918, 4 pages
Case Report

Midventricular Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy during Pregnancy Complicated by Pulmonary Embolism: A Case Report

Cardiology Department, Hedi Chaker University Hospital, Sfax 3029, Tunisia

Received 11 July 2012; Revised 2 August 2012; Accepted 21 August 2012

Academic Editor: Ingo W. Husstedt

Copyright © 2012 Leila Abid 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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