TITLE

Bronchoalveolar lavage in patients with mild and severe rheumatoid lung disease

AUTHOR(S)
Gilligan, D M; O'Connor, C M; Ward, K; Moloney, D; Bresnihan, B; FitzGerald, M X
PUB. DATE
August 1990
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug1990, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p591
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66074946

 

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