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Volume 2013, Article ID 901246, 5 pages
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Case Report

Nonalpine Thyroid Angiosarcoma in a Patient with Hashimoto Thyroiditis

1Department of Surgery, Policlinico “Mater Domini” of Catanzaro, Campus Universitario, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
2Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro Policlinico “Mater Domini”, Campus Universitario, Viale Europa, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy

Received 11 September 2013; Accepted 9 October 2013

Academic Editors: F. Micci and O. Ozyilkan

Copyright © 2013 Nadia Innaro 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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