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Current Issue - July 2018, Volume 12, Issue No. 2

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Atraumatic Insufficiency Fractures of the Tarsal Bones - An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Heel Pain in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Case Report


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