TITLE

Lung and respiratory muscle function in limb girdle muscular dystrophy

AUTHOR(S)
Stübgen, J P; Ras, G J; Schultz, C M; Crowther, G
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan1994, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66102685

 

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