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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2016, Article ID 1876765, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1876765
Case Report

One-Step Posterior and Anterior Combined Approach for L5 Retroperitoneal Schwannoma Eroding a Lumbar Vertebra

S. Andrea Hospital, Institute of Neurosurgery, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy

Received 10 July 2016; Accepted 5 September 2016

Academic Editor: Yoshiharu Kawaguchi

Copyright © 2016 Giancarlo D’Andrea 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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