Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis resulting from a metastatic lymphadenopathy caused by a right-sided lung cancer

Kara, Murat; Dikmen, Erkan; Kursat Arikan, Osman; Altan Kara, Simay
April 2004
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p651
Academic Journal
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