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Multifocal Traumatic Bone Cysts: Case Report and Current Thoughts on Etiology

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery: official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Impact Factor: 1.58). 01/2010; 68(1):208-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2009.07.024
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