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Table of Contents
Vol. 13, No. 4, 2004
Issue release date: July – August
Section title: Case Report
Open Access Gateway
Med Princ Pract 2004;13:234–236

Giant Cell Arteritis of the Breast

Anim J.T.a · van Herk E.J.b
aDepartment of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, bDepartment of Surgery, Al-Hadi Clinic, Kuwait
email Corresponding Author

Dr. J.T. Anim

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine

Kuwait University, PO Box 24923

13110 Safat (Kuwait)


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