TITLE

Tuberculous retropharyngeal abscess producing respiratory obstruction

AUTHOR(S)
Carroll, N; Bain, R J; Tseung, M H; Edwards, R H
PUB. DATE
July 1989
SOURCE
Thorax;Jul1989, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66123903

 

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