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Treatment of Mallet Finger - A Review


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1 - 4 - 2010
15 - 9 - 2010


  • Department of General and Hand Surgery, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin
  • Department of General and Hand Surgery, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin


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