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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015, Article ID 165162, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/165162
Case Report

Combined Therapy for Distant Metastasis of Sacral Chordoma

1Department of Neurosurgery, Alanya Government Hospital, 07400 Alanya, Turkey
2Department of Neurosurgery, Sakarya Training and Research Hospital, 54100 Sakarya, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, Celal Bayar University, 45030 Manisa, Turkey
4Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty, Celal Bayar University, 45030 Manisa, Turkey

Received 13 October 2014; Accepted 13 December 2014

Academic Editor: Imran Hassan

Copyright © 2015 Birol Özkal 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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