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Rape with Extreme Violence: The New Pathology in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Denis Mukengere Mukwege,

    Affiliation: General Reference Hospital of Panzi, Bukavu, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Cathy Nangini mail

    Affiliations: Social Aid For the Elimination of Rape (SAFER), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Brain Research Unit, Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland

  • Published: December 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000204

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