Isolated Fungal Sphenoid Sinusitis After Endonasal Transsphenoidal Approach.

Isolated Fungal Sphenoid Sinusitis After Endonasal Transsphenoidal Approach. Ear Nose Throat J. 2020 Sep 23;:145561320961205 Authors: Chung HJ, Lee H, Oh J, Chang JH PMID: 32965127 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Ear Nose Throat J Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: Brief Clinical Studies Source Type: research
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Source: Ear, Nose and Throat Journal - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Ear Nose Throat J Source Type: research
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Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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