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Published by Arnold in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tumors in children.,
  • Spine -- Tumors.,
  • Brain -- Tumors.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by David A. Walker ... [et al.].
ContributionsWalker, David A., 1953-
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 531 p. , [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages531
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22601082M
ISBN 100340762608

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