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Isolated dislocation of pisiform in an 11-year-old, following a horse bite: a rare injury

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Raval, P., Saeed, N. & Mahapatra, A.N. Isolated dislocation of pisiform in an 11-year-old, following a horse bite: a rare injury. Eur Orthop Traumatol 4, 273–275 (2013).

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