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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 576519, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/576519
Case Report

Intravesical Instillation of Mitomycin C: A Cause of Delayed Bladder Perforation?

Department of Urology, Whittington Health, Magdala Avenue, London N19 5NF, UK

Received 3 November 2012; Accepted 16 December 2012

Academic Editors: S. K. Hong, R. Jayadevappa, and M. Perachino

Copyright © 2012 Marta Penna et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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