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Case Reports in Radiology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 187957, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/187957
Case Report

Large Retroperitoneal Liposarcoma Diagnosed upon Radiological Evaluation of Mild Right-Sided Inguinal Hernia

1Harvard Medical School, Peabody Society, 260 Longwood Avenue, TMEC 253, Boston, MA 02115, USA
2Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
3Department of Pathology, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
4Department of Radiology, Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, 1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Received 1 September 2013; Accepted 14 October 2013

Academic Editors: A. Agrawal, B. J. Barron, D. P. Link, and A. Vade

Copyright © 2013 Sophia K. McKinley 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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