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Sarcoma
Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 179-181
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2000/501959
Case Report

Retroperitoneal Leiomyosarcoma Associated with an Elevated β-HCG Serum Level Mimicking Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor

1Department of Urology, University Clinics ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden D-01307, Germany
2Department of Pathology, University Clinics ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

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