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Dermatologic Manifestation of Streptococcal Infection: Tonsillectomy as a Treatment for Guttate Psoriasis

George Ferzli, Boris Bentsianov

Citation Information : Ferzli G, Bentsianov B. Dermatologic Manifestation of Streptococcal Infection: Tonsillectomy as a Treatment for Guttate Psoriasis. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016; 7 (1):51-52.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1264

Published Online: 00-03-2016

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Ferzli G, Bentsianov B. Dermatologic Manifestation of Streptococcal Infection: Tonsillectomy as a Treatment for Guttate Psoriasis. Int J Head Neck Surg 2016;7(1):51-52.


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