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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 236286, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/236286
Case Report

A Giant Ureteral Stone without Underlying Anatomic or Metabolic Abnormalities: A Case Report

Department of Urology, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Kecioren, 06380 Ankara, Turkey

Received 6 June 2013; Accepted 10 October 2013

Academic Editor: Thomas J. Vogl

Copyright © 2013 Selcuk Sarikaya 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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