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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.49 n.2 Cape Town Apr. 2011

 

CASE REPORT

 

Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome - a caveat for surgeons

 

 

S. Z. DlangamandlaI; S. LucasI; L. MalekI; S. AndronikouII; G. RubinIII; P. E. BoshoffIV; H. EshragiV

IM.B. Ch.B.; Department of Radiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IIM.B. B.Ch., F.C.Rad., F.R.C.R., Ph.D.; Department of Radiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IIIM.B. B.Ch., F.C.Rad.; Department of Radiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
IVM.B. Ch.B., M.R.C.P.; Department of Radiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
VM.B. B.Ch.; Department of Radiology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

 

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