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Masseter spasm after muscle relaxant

Arun Maheshwari, Monish Raut

Citation Information : Maheshwari A, Raut M. Masseter spasm after muscle relaxant. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (10):626-626.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.167057

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; The Author(s).


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