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Congenital mixed hiatus hernia in a neonate
  1. S Chandrasekar,
  2. R J Welch,
  3. H Watson
  1. Department of Neonatology, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Chandrasekar
    c/o Dr Welch, Department of Neonatology, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ, UK; drschandrasekar{at}

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