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Rectal endometriosis causing colonic obstruction and concurrent endometriosis of the appendix: a case report

By N Katsikogiannis, AK Tsaroucha, K Dimakis, E Sivridis and CE Simopoulos
Topics: Case Report
Publisher: BioMed Central
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