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A giant ovary teratoma with malignant transformation

  • Mattia Bonzi
  • Elisa M. FiorelliEmail author
  • Eleonora Tobaldini
  • Olivia Milani
  • Viviana Bozzano
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Acknowledgements

We thank the patient, the surgeons Maurizio Barbieri and Paola Colombo.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Statement of human and animal rights

The article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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© Società Italiana di Medicina Interna (SIMI) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mattia Bonzi
    • 1
  • Elisa M. Fiorelli
    • 1
    Email author
  • Eleonora Tobaldini
    • 2
    • 3
  • Olivia Milani
    • 2
  • Viviana Bozzano
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Pronto Soccorso E Medicina D’UrgenzaFondazione IRCSS Ca′ GrandaOspedale Maggiore PoliclinicoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento Di Medicina InternaMedicina Interna Allergologia E ImmunologiaFondazione IRCSS Ca′ GrandaOspedale Maggiore PoliclinicoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Università Degli Studi Di MilanoMilanItaly

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