Fasciola Hepatica in Explanted Cirrhotic Liver of a Patient with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: An Accidental Finding

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To Cite : Nazar E, Azmoudeh-Ardalan F, Mobedi I, Dashti S H, Salahshour F, et al. Fasciola Hepatica in Explanted Cirrhotic Liver of a Patient with Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: An Accidental Finding, Hepat Mon. 2017 ;17(11):e61214. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.61214.
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