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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 613845, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/613845
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A Case of Hemophagocytic Syndrome due to Tuberculosis: Uncommon Manifestation of a Common Disease

Department of Medicine, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research and SSKM Hospital, 242 AJC Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020, India

Received 20 August 2014; Revised 28 September 2014; Accepted 12 October 2014; Published 27 October 2014

Academic Editor: Abhay R. Satoskar

Copyright © 2014 Arijit Singha 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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