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Volume 2014, Article ID 125609, 5 pages
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Case Report

Fatal Disseminated Tuberculous Peritonitis following Spontaneous Abortion: A Case Report

1Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Akdeniz University Hospital, 07070 Antalya, Turkey
2Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Akdeniz University Hospital, 07070 Antalya, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Akdeniz University Hospital, 07070 Antalya, Turkey

Received 13 December 2013; Accepted 2 February 2014; Published 4 March 2014

Academic Editors: T. Levy and E. Shalev

Copyright © 2014 Munire Erman Akar 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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