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An 81-Year-Old Man With Cutaneous Periumbilical Purpura81-Year-Old With Cutaneous Periumbilical Purpura

Choon Chiat Oh, MBBS; Thun How Ong, MBBS, FCCP; Inny Busmanis, MBBS; Limin Wijaya, MBBS
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From the Dermatology Unit (Dr Oh), the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Dr Ong), the Department of Pathology (Dr Busmanis), and the Department of Infectious Diseases (Dr Wijaya), Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

Correspondence to: Choon Chiat Oh, MBBS, Dermatology Unit, Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road Singapore 169608, Singapore; e-mail: oh.choon.chiat@singhealth.com.sg


Reproduction of this article is prohibited without written permission from the American College of Chest Physicians (http://www.chestpubs.org/site/misc/reprints.xhtml).


© 2012 American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 2012;141(3):818-821. doi:10.1378/chest.11-1878
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