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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2011, Article ID 415675, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/415675
Case Report

A Case Report of Urinary Bladder Carcinosarcoma and Review of the Literature

1Department of Urology, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece
2Department of Pathology, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Alexandroupolis 68100, Greece

Received 19 May 2011; Accepted 13 June 2011

Academic Editors: L. Henningsohn and E. Tuzel

Copyright © 2011 Christos Zachariadis 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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