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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 468576, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/468576
Case Report

The Great Mimicker: Zona Zoster at the Mastectomy Site Causing Contralateral Intramammary Lymph Node Enlargement

1Department of Radiology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Radiation Oncology, Acibadem University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Medical Oncology, Anatolian Health Center Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Received 1 December 2011; Accepted 4 January 2012

Academic Editors: K. Aogi and M. Berliere

Copyright © 2012 Umit Aksoy Ozcan 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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