Multifocal Nephrogenic Adenoma of the Bladder in a Pediatric Patient

Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0628, USA.
Journal of ultrasound in medicine: official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (Impact Factor: 1.54). 08/2010; 29(8):1239-41.
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