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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2015, Article ID 697608, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/697608
Case Report

Delayed Intraperitoneal Catheter Erosion into the Small Bowel

Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ 07960, USA

Received 24 December 2014; Accepted 22 April 2015

Academic Editor: Suayib Yalcin

Copyright © 2015 Lauren Kerwin and Sean Calhoun. 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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