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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 793403, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/793403
Case Report

Unicentric Castleman’s Disease Masquerading Pancreatic Neoplasm

1Department of General Surgery, Medical College Hospital, Kolkata, 88 College Street, Kolkata 700073, India
2Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, IPGMER, 244 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata 700020, India
3Department of Pediatric Surgery, Medical College Hospital, Kolkata, 88 College Street, Kolkata 700073, India

Received 6 August 2012; Accepted 5 November 2012

Academic Editors: S. Ohno and J. M. Ribera

Copyright © 2012 Saurabh Jain 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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