Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

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Amiodarone Induced Epididymitis: A Case Report

Tufan Cicek 1 , * , Canan Cicek Demir 2 , Gokcen Coban 3 and Ali Coner 4
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1 Department of Urology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
4 Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: January 01, 2014, 16 (1); e24820
  • Published Online: January 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 7, 2013
  • Revised: November 7, 2013
  • Accepted: December 7, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.13929

To Cite: Cicek T, Cicek Demir C, Coban G, Coner A. Amiodarone Induced Epididymitis: A Case Report, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2014 ; 16(1):e24820. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.13929.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
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