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The adenoidal-nasopharyngeal ratio (AN ratio): Its validity in selecting children for adenoidectomy

  • Samy Elwany (a1)

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Samy Elwany, M.D., Ear, Nose & Throat Dept., Dr. Fakhry Hospital, P.O. Box 251, Alkhobar, Saudi Arabia.

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