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Current Issue - July 2019, Volume 13, Issue No. 2

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

A Single Posterolateral Scapular Approach to Drain Post-Traumatic Intramuscular Scapular and Axillary Abscess in an Adolescent: A Case Report


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