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Pediatric Surgery International

, Volume 34, Issue 1, pp 117–118 | Cite as

Choledochal malformation: terminology and aetiology

Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Paediatric SurgeryKings College HospitalLondonUK

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