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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2018, Article ID 1413724, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1413724
Case Report

A Woman with Black Beads in Her Stomach: Severe Gastric Ulceration Caused by Yttrium-90 Radioembolization

1The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
2Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA, USA
3Division of Medical Education, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Indu S. Voruganti; ude.nworb@itnagurov_udni

Received 18 October 2017; Revised 12 February 2018; Accepted 1 March 2018; Published 15 April 2018

Academic Editor: Isidro Machado

Copyright © 2018 Indu S. Voruganti 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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