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An unusual cause of dyspnoea
  1. C-C Lai,
  2. S-C Lin
  1. Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Lotung Poh-Ai Hospital, Yi-Lan, Taiwan
  1. Dr C-C Lai, Av. Nan Chang 83, 265, Yi-Lan, Taiwan, ROC; dtmed141{at}

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