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A guide to writing case reports for the Journal of Medical Case Reports and BioMed Central Research Notes

Journal of Medical Case Reports20137:239

Received: 30 August 2013

Accepted: 7 October 2013

Published: 27 November 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting

Original Submission
30 Aug 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christian Koch
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Oct 2013 Editorially accepted
27 Nov 2013 Article published 10.1186/1752-1947-7-239

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital Health Stroke Program, Los Angeles County Medical Center, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine