Mucormycosis: an atrocious mate of patients with diabetes

Ananthaneni, Anu Radha; Undavalli, Suresh Babu; Velagapudi, Ram Prasad; Guduru, Vijay Srinivas
May 2013
BMJ Case Reports;May2013, p1
Academic Journal
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