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SA Orthopaedic Journal

On-line version ISSN 2309-8309
Print version ISSN 1681-150X

SA orthop. j. vol.7 n.3 Centurion Jul./Sep. 2008




Hydatid disease of bone



M LaubscherI; PS HardcastleII; PH NaudéIII; TN BarrettIV

IMBChB(UFS), Dip PEC(CMSA). Senior Medical Officer
IIMBChB(US). Senior Medical Officer
IIIMBChB(UP) Senior Medical Officer
IVMBChB(UP), MMed Ortho(UP). Principal Specialist and Head of Department. Department of Orthopaedics, George Provincial Hospital, George




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