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Lids and nasolacrimal system clinical procedures by Eric E. Schmidt

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston .
Written in English


  • Eyelids -- Diseases.,
  • Lacrimal apparatus -- Diseases.,
  • Eyelid Diseases -- diagnosis.,
  • Eyelid Diseases -- therapy.,
  • Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases -- diagnosis.,
  • Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases -- therapy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEric E. Schmidt.
SeriesClinical procedures series
LC ClassificationsRE121 .S36 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 119 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1010399M
ISBN 100750696214
LC Control Number96050471

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