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The past two decades have seen the publication of a plethora of books concerning every organ system in the body and, in some cases, specific cells. Some of these texts stand by themselves; that is, they act as a valuable research source. Others, however, do not stand the test because they are incomplete compilations of material that one could find in a variety of other texts. At the most, these latter books furnish an extensive reference source. In this context, does a text limited to the spleen alone stand by itself? The organ is in reality a part of the
The Spleen.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:588–589. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-4-588_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(4):588-589.
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