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Volume 2009, Article ID 953750, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/953750
Case Report

Multiple Bone Metastasis of Sclerosing Epithelioid Fibrosarcoma 12 Years after Initial Surgery—Increasing Ki-67 Labeling Index

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980-8574, Japan
2Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980-8574, Japan

Received 15 June 2008; Accepted 25 January 2009

Academic Editor: Adesegun Abudu

Copyright © 2009 Atsuko Kanno 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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