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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2014, Article ID 569026, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/569026
Case Report

Agenesis of Submandibular Glands: A Report of Two Cases with Review of Literature

1Department of Otolaryngology, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Medical Hospital, Canakkale, Turkey
2Department of Radiology, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Medical Hospital, Canakkale, Turkey

Received 20 May 2014; Revised 16 August 2014; Accepted 22 August 2014; Published 1 September 2014

Academic Editor: Kenichi Takano

Copyright © 2014 Medine Kara 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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