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An unusual symptom of cystic teratoma cases
  1. C Tekinbas1,
  2. A Gunduz2,
  3. S Turedi2
  1. 1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University Faculty of Medicine
  1. Correspondence to:
 S Turedi
 Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Farabi Hastanesi, Acil Tıp Anabilim Dalı, 61080 Trabzon, Turkey; suleymanturedi{at}

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