CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2009; 42(01): 030-031
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1699308
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India


S. S. Chatterjee
Department of Plastic Surgery, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, India
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Publication Date:
15 January 2020 (online)


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