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Volume 2014, Article ID 925201, 4 pages
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Case Report

Bilateral Simultaneous Femoral Neck Fracture Mimicking Abdominal Pain in a Cerebral Palsy Patient

Institute of Orthopaedics “Carlos E. Ottolenghi”, Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires, Potosí 4247, C1199ACK Buenos Aires, Argentina

Received 23 July 2014; Revised 3 November 2014; Accepted 4 November 2014; Published 23 November 2014

Academic Editor: Federico Canavese

Copyright © 2014 P. Mariani 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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