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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2011, Article ID 947327, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/947327
Case Report

Skull Base Osteomyelitis in the Emergency Department: A Case Report

1Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne 22030, Turkey
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Harran University, Sanliurfa 63000, Turkey

Received 8 December 2010; Revised 28 February 2011; Accepted 27 March 2011

Academic Editor: Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos

Copyright © 2011 Mustafa Burak Sayhan 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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