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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 598048, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/598048
Case Report

MRI Findings of Causalgia of the Lower Extremity Following Transsphenoidal Resection of Pituitary Tumor

1Department of Neurosurgery, New York Medical College, Munger Pavilion, Third Floor, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
2Department of Otolaryngology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA

Received 8 July 2012; Accepted 22 August 2012

Academic Editors: Ö. Ateş, C.-C. Huang, and M. Swash

Copyright © 2012 D. Ryan Ormond 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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