TITLE

Upper airways sarcoidosis presenting as obstructive sleep apnoea

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, R. N. H.; Mills, P. R.; George, P. J. M.; Wedzicha, J. A.
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Mar1998, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p232
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66296798

 

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