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Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 834280, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/834280
Clinical Study

Intensive Treatment of Cellulite Based on Physiopathological Principles

1Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Medical School of São Jose do Rio Preto (FAMERP), Avenida Constituição 1306, 15025-120 São Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
2Medicine School of São Jose do Rio Preto and Godoy Clinic, 15025-120 São Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil

Received 9 December 2011; Revised 18 February 2012; Accepted 3 March 2012

Academic Editor: Lajos Kemeny

Copyright © 2012 José Maria Pereira de Godoy 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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