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Clinical presentations of the lumbar spine 

Clinical presentations of the lumbar spine
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Clinical presentations of the lumbar spine
Author(s):

Jeremy Fairbank

and Elaine Buchanan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.003003
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date: 30 November 2020

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