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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 24, Issue 6, pp 643–643 | Cite as

Cricoarytenoid arthritis — a cause of upper airway obstruction in the rheumatoid arthritis patient

  • M. Bengtsson
  • A. Bengtsson
Correspondence

Keywords

Vocal Cord Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Atrovent Silicosis Water Intoxication 
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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Bengtsson
    • 1
  • A. Bengtsson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiologyUniversity HospitalLinköpingSweden
  2. 2.Unit of RheumatologyUniversity HospitalLinköpingSweden

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