The scoliosis of Richard III, last Plantagenet King of England: diagnosis and clinical significance

@article{Appleby2014TheSO,
  title={The scoliosis of Richard III, last Plantagenet King of England: diagnosis and clinical significance},
  author={Jo Appleby and Piers D. Mitchell and Claire Robinson and Alison L Brough and Guy N. Rutty and Russell A. Harris and David M Thompson and B Morgan},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2014},
  volume={383}
}

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