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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 675059, 4 pages
Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Bladder Tumor in a Patient with Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome
1Pediatric Surgery, Second University of Naples, Largo Madonna delle Grazie, 80138 Naples, Italy
2Pediatric Oncology Service, Pediatric Department, Second University of Naples, Italy
3Pathology Department, Federico II University of Naples, Italy
Received 12 June 2013; Accepted 10 July 2013
Academic Editors: S.-S. Chen, A. Goel, and M. Sheikh
Copyright © 2013 Antonio Marte 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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