Necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum

Akın, Yasemin; Celayir, Ayşenur; Aköz, Tayfun; Civan, Hasret; Kurt, Gökmen; Ağzıkuru, Turgut; Şahin, Ceyhan
May 2013
World Journal of Pediatrics;May2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p185
Academic Journal
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