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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 675372, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/675372
Case Report

Spontaneous Spleen Rupture in a Teenager: An Uncommon Cause of Acute Abdomen

Surgical Clinic, Naousa General Hospital, Afoi Lanara & Pexlivanou 3, 59200 Imathia, Greece

Received 24 January 2013; Revised 25 March 2013; Accepted 5 April 2013

Academic Editor: Yasuhiko Sugawara

Copyright © 2013 Verroiotou Maria 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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