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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 968916, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/968916
Case Report

Penile Calciphylaxis in End Stage Renal Disease

1Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Colleferro County Hospital, Piazza Aldo Moro, Colleferro, 1-00034 Rome, Italy
2Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Civitavecchia County Hospital, Largo Donatori di Sangue, Civitavecchia, 1-00053 Rome, Italy

Received 16 April 2013; Accepted 26 May 2013

Academic Editors: G. Lombardi, M. Marszalek, A. Marte, and T. J. Murtola

Copyright © 2013 Vincenzo Barbera 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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