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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 154347, 5 pages
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Case Report

Laparotomic Myomectomy in the 16th Week of Pregnancy: A Case Report

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Urologic Sciences, “Sapienza” University, Viale Del Policlinico 155, 00155 Rome, Italy

Received 16 December 2013; Accepted 18 January 2014; Published 4 March 2014

Academic Editors: M. Furuhashi, M. K. Hoffman, M. A. Osmanagaoglu, and P. Schuetze

Copyright © 2014 Lavinia Domenici 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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