Diffuse dilation of the thoracic duct: a case report of a very rare finding

Hwang, Inku; Moses, Frank M
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS190
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Diffuse Dilation of the Thoracic Duct: A Case Report of a Very Rare Finding" by Inku Hwang and Frank M. Moses is presented.


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