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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2014, Article ID 548161, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/548161
Case Report

A Case of Femoral Fracture in Klippel Trenaunay Syndrome

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, St Thomas’ Hospital, Trauma Room, Ground Floor, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH, UK

Received 13 May 2014; Revised 2 October 2014; Accepted 3 October 2014; Published 12 November 2014

Academic Editor: Hitesh N. Modi

Copyright © 2014 Sam Nahas 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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