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Isolated Tuberculosis of Transplanted Liver, A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Bita Geramizadeh 1 , 2 , * , Saman Nikeghbalian 3 , Parisa Janghorban 3 and Seyed Ali Malekhosseini 3
Authors Information
1 Transplant Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Department of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Transplant Ward, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: May 01, 2013, 13 (5); e6691
  • Published Online: May 21, 2013
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 7, 2012
  • Revised: June 9, 2012
  • Accepted: June 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.6691

To Cite: Geramizadeh B, Nikeghbalian S, Janghorban P, Malekhosseini S A. Isolated Tuberculosis of Transplanted Liver, A Case Report and Review of the Literature, Hepat Mon. 2013 ; 13(5):e6691. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.6691.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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