International Journal of Colorectal Disease

, Volume 29, Issue 12, pp 1587–1588

Mucosal Schwann cell hamartoma: just benign or more?

  • Jagpal S. Klair
  • Mohit Girotra
  • Abhishek Agarwal
  • Farshad Aduli
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jagpal S. Klair
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mohit Girotra
    • 1
    • 2
  • Abhishek Agarwal
    • 1
    • 2
  • Farshad Aduli
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  2. 2.Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of MedicineUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA

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