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ECR 2019 / C-3297
Beware of what your child is eating!
Congress: ECR 2019
Poster No.: C-3297
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Patterns of Care, Foreign bodies, Education and training, History, Diagnostic procedure, Complications, Ultrasound, CT, Conventional radiography, Paediatric, Emergency
Authors: S. Sajid, M. Qasem, S. Sajid, T. Salem Alyafei; Doha/QA


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