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Retraction Note: Ulnar malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour diagnosis in a mixed-breed dog as a model to study human: histologic, immunohistochemical, and clinicopathologic study

  • Abbas Tavasoly1,
  • Javad Javanbakht1Email author,
  • Fariba Khaki1,
  • Ehsan Hosseini2,
  • Alimohammad Bahrami2,
  • Mehdi Aghamohammad Hassan3 and
  • Mohammadmehdi Mirabad3
Diagnostic Pathology201611:121

Received: 17 October 2016

Accepted: 19 October 2016

Published: 2 November 2016

The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:777

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 Medicines, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Paraveterinary Faculty of Ilam, University of Ilam, Ilam, Iran
Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran


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