Vocal fold paresis: etiology, clinical diagnosis and clinical management

@article{Stager2014VocalFP,
  title={Vocal fold paresis: etiology, clinical diagnosis and clinical management},
  author={Sheila V. Stager},
  journal={Current Opinion in Otolaryngology \& Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={444–449}
}
  • S. Stager
  • Published 1 December 2014
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
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