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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 967849, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/967849
Case Report

Symptomatic Isolated Pleural Effusion as an Atypical Presentation of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

NYU Fertility Center, New York University, 660 First Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016, USA

Received 5 May 2011; Accepted 14 June 2011

Academic Editors: O. Oyesanya and M. Shozu

Copyright © 2011 Christine M. Mullin 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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