La tosse - Diagnostica allergologica pediatrica


M. Canciani, M. Cossettini
Servizio di Allergo-Pneumologia

Clinica Pediatrica, Università degli Studi di Udine




Diagnosi eziologica della tosse

Indagini allergologiche nella tosse cronica in pediatria

Primo caso clinico

Secondo caso clinico

Terzo caso clinico





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