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Leslie John Witts - bibliography

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British physician, born April 21, 1898, Warrington; died Novemebr 19, 1982.


  • Anaemia and the Alimentary Tract. 1956.
  • The Stomach and Anaemia. 1966.
  • Hypohromic Anaemia. 1969. Obituary: British Medical Journal 1982, 285: 1667.

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