The incredible shrinking patient

Hoenig, Leonard J.
May 1996
Cortlandt Forum;5/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p104
Notes the discrepancies between a patient's actual and stated heights or stature. Possible relation between decreasing height with age.


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