Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Retroperitoneal Cystic Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Mimicking a Psoas Abscess

Madan Mohan Gupta 1 , * , Nandini Bahri 2 , Pankaj Watal 2 , Ketan Rathod 2 , Siddarth Thaker 2 , Parthiv Bhandari 2 , Ketul Dhamecha 2 and Jasmin Ajudia 2
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1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Shri M.P. Shah Government Medical College, Gurugovind Singh Govt Hospital, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
2 Shri M.P. Shah Government Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: July 01, 2015, 12 (3); e17507
  • Published Online: July 22, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 10, 2014
  • Revised: March 22, 2014
  • Accepted: April 14, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.17507v2

To Cite: Gupta M M, Bahri N, Watal P, Rathod K, Thaker S, et al. Retroperitoneal Cystic Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Mimicking a Psoas Abscess, Iran J Radiol. 2015 ; 12(3):e17507. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.17507v2.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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