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Delayed colonic perforation secondary to cold snare polypectomy
  1. Jan Kubovy1,
  2. Matthew Drake2,
  3. Rajan N Patel1
  1. 1Gastroenterology, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
  2. 2Pathology, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rajan N Patel, Gastroenterology, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand; rajan.patel{at}

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