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Volume 2016, Article ID 6075049, 4 pages
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Case Report

Incidental Finding of Persistent Hydatidiform Mole in an Adolescent on Depo-Provera

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN, USA
2University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA

Received 30 August 2016; Accepted 7 December 2016

Academic Editor: John P. Geisler

Copyright © 2016 Olukayode Akinlaja 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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