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Retraction Note: Clinicopathologic characterization of visceral gout of various internal organs – a study of 2 cases from a venom and toxin research center

  • Alireza Nasoori1,
  • Behnam Pedram2,
  • Zahra Kamyabi-Moghaddam3, 4,
  • Aram Mokarizadeh5,
  • Hamid Pirasteh6,
  • Amir Farshid Fayyaz7 and
  • Mohammad Barat Shooshtari8Email author
Diagnostic Pathology201611:123

Received: 17 October 2016

Accepted: 19 October 2016

Published: 2 November 2016

The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2015 10:23


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 peer review and authorship manipulation.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Biotechnology Research Center, Department of Medical Biotechnology, Venom and Toxin Unit, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Department of Pathobiology, Susangerd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Susangerd, Iran
Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TU Muenchen, Munich, Germany
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicines, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
Department of Nephrology, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Department of Legal Medicine, AJA University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
Biotechnology Research Center, Science and Technology Institute, Tehran, Iran


  1. Nasoori A, Pedram B, Kamyabi-Moghaddam Z, Mokarizadeh A, Pirasteh H, Fayyaz AF, Shooshtari MB. Clinicopathologic characterization of visceral gout of various internal organs – a study of 2 cases from a venom and toxin research center. Diagn Pathol. 2015;10:23.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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