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Robert Clyde Lynch - bibliography

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Biography

American oto-laryngologist, born September 8, 1880, Carson City, Nevada; died May 12, 1931, Richmond, Virginia.

Bibliography

  • Technic of a pan-sinus operation.
    Southern Medical Journal, Birmingham, Alabama, 1924, 17: 289-292.
    An operation for the conservative treatment of sinusitis. A similar operation was decribed in 1921 by Walter Goldie Howart (1879-1962).

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