Foreign body aspiration: where can it be?

Toker, Alper; Tanju, Serhan; Dilege, Sukru; Kalayci, Goksel
August 2003
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Aug2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p301
Academic Journal
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