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Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2012, Article ID 579245, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/579245
Case Report

Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Breast: A Case Report

1Laboratory of Histology and Embryology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Medicine, 54006 Thessaloniki, Greece
2Department of Pathology, Geniki Kliniki, 54645 Thessaloniki, Greece
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Geniki Kliniki, 54645 Thessaloniki, Greece

Received 6 December 2011; Accepted 15 January 2012

Academic Editor: S. Shousha

Copyright © 2012 Dimosthenis Miliaras and Emmanouel Konstantinides. 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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