Pulmonary aspergilloma in a patient with AIDS

Höhler, T; Schnütgen, M; Mayet, W J; Meyer zum Büschenfelde, K H
March 1995
Thorax;Mar1995, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p312
Academic Journal
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