Comment to the Article „Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Hoffa’s Fat Pad“

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S. S. Bagnenko

Kirov Military Medical Academy

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Sergei S. Bagnenko — Dr. Sci. (Med.), assistant professor, Department of Roentgenology and Radiology

St. Petersburg

Russian Federation


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