Spontaneous rupture of hepatic metastasis from a thymoma: A case report
Ho Jae Kim, Yong Eun Park, Min Seo Ki, Se Ju Lee, Seung Hun Beom, Jun Yong Park, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120-752, South Korea
Dai Hoon Han, Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120-752, South Korea
Young Nyun Park, Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul 120-752, South Korea
Author contributions: Park YE, Lee SJ and Park YN analyzed the data; Kim HJ, Ki MS, Beom SH, Han DH and Park JY treated the patient; Kim HJ and Park JY wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This study was performed in accordance with the ethical guidelines of the 1975 Declaration of Helsinki and approved by the institutional review board of Severance Hospital. A written informed consent was not required due to the retrospective nature of this study.
Informed consent statement: The patient reported in this article provided informed written consent prior to manuscript preparation.
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Correspondence to: Jun Yong Park, MD, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsanno, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-752, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 30, 2016
Peer-review started: July 5, 2016
First decision: August 8, 2016
Revised: September 7, 2016
Accepted: September 14, 2016
Article in press: September 14, 2016
Published online: November 28, 2016