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Lymphoma
Volume 2011, Article ID 952861, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/952861
Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Liver Failure in a Patient with Primary Gastrointestinal Hodgkin's Lymphoma

1Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, J5/237 CSC, Madison, WI 53792, USA
2Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
3Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, B4/259 CSC, Madison, WI 53792, USA
4Department of Medicine, 4007 Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, 1111 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA

Received 19 July 2010; Revised 15 September 2010; Accepted 5 October 2010

Academic Editor: Jan Delabie

Copyright © 2011 Gabrielle B. Rocque 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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