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Fillers A lesson learnt

Pride before a fall

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 19 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1685
  1. Desmond Farley, retired consultant surgeon
  1. Winchester

    As a newly qualified doctor and with a first job as casualty officer I saw a boy of 14 with a tender swelling in his left groin. I diagnosed an inflamed lymph node and asked him if he …

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