Vitamin D Deficiency, Spontaneous Fractures, and Osteopenia in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Maddison, P. J.; Bacon, P. A.
November 1974
British Medical Journal;11/23/1974, Vol. 4 Issue 5942, p433
Academic Journal
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