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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 745060, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/745060
Case Report

Genital Tuberculosis as the Cause of Tuboovarian Abscess in an Immunosuppressed Patient

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Maistrasse 11, 80337 Munich, Germany

Received 17 April 2009; Revised 1 September 2009; Accepted 16 December 2009

Academic Editor: Ann Duerr

Copyright © 2009 M. Ilmer 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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