TITLE

Achilles tendon rupture: an underrated complication of corticosteroid treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Kao, N L; Moy, J N; Richmond, G W
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun1992, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p484
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66014078

 

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