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Volume 2009, Article ID 717183, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/717183
Case Report

Herpes Simplex Esophagitis in Immunocompetent Host: A Case Report

Section of General and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Palermo, 90100 Palermo, Italy

Received 16 March 2009; Revised 2 July 2009; Accepted 29 July 2009

Academic Editor: Jean-Marc Dumonceau

Copyright © 2009 G. Geraci 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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