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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014, Article ID 282141, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/282141
Case Report

Complication of Invasive Molar Pregnancy with Clostridium perfringens Sepsis

1Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC 20059, USA
2Department of Radiology, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC 20060, USA
3Department of Pathology, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC 20060, USA

Received 3 December 2013; Accepted 8 January 2014; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editors: M. K. Hoffman and M. A. Osmanagaoglu

Copyright © 2014 Sanmeet Singh 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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