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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 969860, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/969860
Case Report

Prenatal Diagnosis and Postnatal Ultrasound Findings of Cloacal Anomaly: A Case Report

1Mother-Child Unit, Universitary Hospital, Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA), São Luiz, MA, Brazil
2Department of Obstetrics, Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP), Rua Carlos Weber, 956 apto. 113 Visage, Alto da Lapa, 05303-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 5 August 2012; Accepted 9 September 2012

Academic Editors: H. Horigome and S. Vargas

Copyright © 2012 Lívia Teresa Moreira Rios 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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