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Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 797986, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/797986
Case Report

Development of Some Organs Derived from the Three Embryonic Germ Layer in a Degus Ectopic Pregnancy and Presence of a Cytotrophoblast That Mimics Human Chorionic Placenta

Placenta and Fetal Development Laboratory, Anatomy and Developmental Biology Programme, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Independencia 1027, Casilla Postal 70079, 8380453 Santiago, Chile

Received 11 April 2014; Accepted 2 July 2014; Published 16 July 2014

Academic Editor: Isabel Pires

Copyright © 2014 C. Bosco 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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