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Retraction note: Cervical type AB thymoma (mixed) tumour diagnosis in a mynah as a model to study human: clinicohistological, immunohistochemical and cytohistopathological study

  • Fariba Khaki1,
  • Javad Javanbakht1Email author,
  • Farhang Sasani1,
  • Mohammad Javad Gharagozlou1,
  • Alimohammad Bahrami2,
  • Hemmat Moslemzadeh3 and
  • Reza Sheikhzadeh4
Diagnostic Pathology201611:107

Received: 17 October 2016

Accepted: 19 October 2016

Published: 2 November 2016

The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:98


The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have retracted this article [1] because the scientific integrity of the content cannot be guaranteed. An investigation by the Publisher found it to be one of a group of articles we have identified as showing evidence suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship. This article showed evidence of plagiarism (most notably from the articles cited [26]) and peer review and authorship manipulation.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Tehran University
Faculty of Para-Veterinary Medicine, University of Ilam
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Urmia University
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Tehran University


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