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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 630468, 3 pages
Case Report

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy as a Delayed Complication with a Herbicide Containing Glufosinate Ammonium in a Suicide Attempt: A Case Report

1Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi 329-0498, Japan
2Department of General Medicine, Saiseikai Utsunomiya Hospital, 911-1 Takebayashi, Utsunomiya City 321-0974, Japan

Received 21 August 2012; Revised 12 October 2012; Accepted 26 October 2012

Academic Editor: Hisao Ogawa

Copyright © 2012 Keiichiro Tominaga 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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