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Volume 9, Issue 2 (Apr 2014)


Perianal alveolar soft-part sarcoma: a rare case

Jaime Alonso-Gómez
  • Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Comarcal Valle de los Pedroches, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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/ María Caro-Cuenca
  • Servicio de Anatomía Patológica, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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/ Antonio Membrives-Obrero
  • Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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/ Rosa Ortega-Salas
  • Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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/ José Gallardo-Valverde
  • Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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/ Rafael Orti-Rodríguez
  • Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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/ Sebastián Peña
  • Servicio de Cirugía General, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía, 14400, Córdoba, Spain
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Published Online: 2014-02-13 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-012-0145-2


Keywords: Alveolar sarcoma; Perianal; Molecular

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