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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 940438, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/940438
Case Report

Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System: A Report of Three Cases from a Single Colombian Center

1Internal Medicine Unit, Fundación Valle del Lili, CES University, Cali, Colombia
2Rheumatology Unit, Fundación Valle del Lili, ICESI University, Colombia
3Clinical Neurology Unit, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia
4Pathology Unit, Fundación Valle del Lili, Cali, Colombia

Received 17 March 2013; Accepted 14 April 2013

Academic Editors: P. Berlit, S. T. Gontkovsky, R. Koide, V. Rajajee, and Y. Wakabayashi

Copyright © 2013 Nicolás Coronel-Restrepo 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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