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Recurrent Tonsillitis Among Twins

Richard J. H. Smith, MD
JAMA. 2005;293(23):2925-2926. doi:10.1001/jama.293.23.2925.
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Kvestad E, Kvœrner KJ, Røysamb E, Tambs K, Harris JR, Magnus P.Heritability of recurrent tonsillitis. Arch Otolaryngol. 2005;131:383-387
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