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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2011, Article ID 173097, 4 pages
Case Report

Spontaneous Severe Haemoperitoneum in the Third Trimester Leading to Intrauterine Death: Case Report

1Keele University Medical School, Keele ST5 5 BG, UK
2University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust, Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG, UK

Received 7 June 2011; Accepted 7 July 2011

Academic Editor: E. Murta

Copyright © 2011 Harriet Williamson 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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