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ISRN Otolaryngology
Volume 2011, Article ID 704924, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/704924
Clinical Study

The Traditionally Amputated Uvula amongst Nigerians: Still an Ongoing Practice

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Jos University Teaching Hospital, PMB 2076, Plateau State, Jos, Nigeria

Received 7 October 2011; Accepted 27 October 2011

Academic Editors: T. M. Davidson and A. D. Rapidis

Copyright © 2011 Adeyi A. Adoga and Tonga L. Nimkur. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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