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HPB Surgery
Volume 2009, Article ID 628206, 4 pages
Case Report

Malignant Rhabdoid Tumour of the Liver in the Young Adult: Report of First Two Cases

1Centre de Chirurgie Viscérale et de Transplantation, Hôpital de Hautepierre, 67098 Strasbourg, France
2Service de Chirurgie Digestive, Hôpital Universitaire, 49033 Angers, France

Received 11 March 2009; Accepted 31 July 2009

Academic Editor: Attila Olah

Copyright © 2009 Ettore Marzano 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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