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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 1405108, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1405108
Case Report

A Case of Early Stage Bladder Carcinosarcoma in Late Recurrence of Urothelial Carcinoma after Transurethral Resection

1Department of Urology, Higashimatsuyama Municipal Hospital, Higashimatsuyama 355-0041, Japan
2Department of Urology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo 173-8610, Japan
3Department of Urology, Kawaguchi Municipal Medical Center, Kawaguchi 333-0833, Japan
4Department of Pathology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo 173-8610, Japan

Correspondence should be addressed to Daisaku Hirano; moc.ytfin@16540dyb

Received 1 July 2017; Revised 2 December 2017; Accepted 14 December 2017; Published 15 January 2018

Academic Editor: Mohamed A. Ghoneim

Copyright © 2018 Daisaku Hirano 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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