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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 624096, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/624096
Case Report

Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management of Hemangioblastoma and Pheochromocytoma

Clinic of Urology, Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Pilsonu Street 13, Riga Latvia, LV-1002, Latvia

Received 29 March 2013; Accepted 9 May 2013

Academic Editors: A. Marte, T. J. Murtola, and M. Sheikh

Copyright © 2013 P. Vaganovs 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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