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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2014, Article ID 123795, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/123795
Case Report

Bladder Perforation Secondary to Primary Systemic Amyloidosis

Department of Urology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8635 West Third Street, Suite 870, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Received 20 October 2014; Accepted 11 December 2014; Published 22 December 2014

Academic Editor: Tun-Chieh Chen

Copyright © 2014 Christopher J. Dru 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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