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Hematoma of the ligamentum flavum in the thoracic spine: report of two cases and possible role of the transforming growth factor beta-vascular endothelial growth factor signaling axis in its pathogenesis.

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan, ymatsu@ortho.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp.

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Name: Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
ISSN: 1436-2023
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