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“Upstream” Chronic Pancreatitis: An Unusual Sequela of Pancreatic Trauma: Reply

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Pata, G. “Upstream” Chronic Pancreatitis: An Unusual Sequela of Pancreatic Trauma: Reply. World J Surg 35, 935–936 (2011).

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