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An unusual case of wheeze
  1. U Kariholu1,
  2. J Rawal1,
  3. G Subramanian1,
  4. I M Balfour-Lynn2,
  5. G Sandhu3
  1. 1
    Queen’s Hospital, Romford, Essex, UK
  2. 2
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3
    Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
  1. Dr Ujwal Kariholu, Queen’s Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG, UK; ujwalkariholu{at}

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