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Primary extranodal non-hodgkin lymphoma in the infra-orbital region-a diagnostic challenge. / Thanabalan, Naren; Patel, Vinod; Sproat, Chris; McGurk, Mark.

In: Dental Update, Vol. 43, No. 9, 01.11.2016, p. 844-848.

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Thanabalan, N, Patel, V, Sproat, C & McGurk, M 2016, 'Primary extranodal non-hodgkin lymphoma in the infra-orbital region-a diagnostic challenge', Dental Update, vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 844-848.

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Thanabalan, N., Patel, V., Sproat, C., & McGurk, M. (2016). Primary extranodal non-hodgkin lymphoma in the infra-orbital region-a diagnostic challenge. Dental Update, 43(9), 844-848.

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Thanabalan N, Patel V, Sproat C, McGurk M. Primary extranodal non-hodgkin lymphoma in the infra-orbital region-a diagnostic challenge. Dental Update. 2016 Nov 1;43(9):844-848.

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Thanabalan, Naren ; Patel, Vinod ; Sproat, Chris ; McGurk, Mark. / Primary extranodal non-hodgkin lymphoma in the infra-orbital region-a diagnostic challenge. In: Dental Update. 2016 ; Vol. 43, No. 9. pp. 844-848.

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