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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 907584, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/907584
Case Report

Hemorrhage in the Wall of Pyogenic Brain Abscess on Susceptibility Weighted MR Sequence: A Report of 3 Cases

Department of Radiology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA

Received 7 May 2014; Accepted 1 September 2014; Published 16 September 2014

Academic Editor: Effie Z. Kapsalaki

Copyright © 2014 Krishnamoorthy Thamburaj 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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