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Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 182892, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/182892
Case Report

Spontaneous Closure of a Fully Developed Macular Hole in a Severely Myopic Eye

Ophthalmology, Department of Neuroscience, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy

Received 29 December 2013; Accepted 23 January 2014; Published 5 March 2014

Academic Editors: A. A. Bialasiewicz and T. Hayashi

Copyright © 2014 C. Bruè 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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