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The open access publication fee for Case Report and Case Series article types in this journal is USD 625, excluding taxes. Where applicable, author(s) name(s), journal title/book title, chapter title/article title, year of publication, volume number/book chapter and the article number or pagination must be present. Please use this proof only for checking the typesetting, editing, completeness and correctness of the text, tables and figures. Multi-part figures must be marked clearly (ie, 1A, 1B, 1C). Acceptable terminology for a case series would include the sentence "Our patients demonstrated positive responses and the treatment was well tolerated.". 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