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Published by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lymphatic metastasis.,
  • Lymph nodes.,
  • Tumors -- Classification.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementA.J. Schauer ... [et al.].
ContributionsSchauer, Alfred J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC280.L9 S46 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 565 p. :
Number of Pages565
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19291929M
ISBN 103540410414
LC Control Number2004106520

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