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New treatment techniques for axillary hyperhidrosis. / Mordon, Serge R.; Trelles, Mario A.; Leclere, Franck Marie; Betrouni, Nacim.

In: JOURNAL OF COSMETIC AND LASER THERAPY, Vol. 16, No. 5, 01.10.2014, p. 230-235.

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Mordon, SR, Trelles, MA, Leclere, FM & Betrouni, N 2014, 'New treatment techniques for axillary hyperhidrosis', JOURNAL OF COSMETIC AND LASER THERAPY, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 230-235. https://doi.org/10.3109/14764172.2014.948883

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Mordon, S. R., Trelles, M. A., Leclere, F. M., & Betrouni, N. (2014). New treatment techniques for axillary hyperhidrosis. JOURNAL OF COSMETIC AND LASER THERAPY, 16(5), 230-235. https://doi.org/10.3109/14764172.2014.948883

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Mordon SR, Trelles MA, Leclere FM, Betrouni N. New treatment techniques for axillary hyperhidrosis. JOURNAL OF COSMETIC AND LASER THERAPY. 2014 Oct 1;16(5):230-235. https://doi.org/10.3109/14764172.2014.948883

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Mordon, Serge R. ; Trelles, Mario A. ; Leclere, Franck Marie ; Betrouni, Nacim. / New treatment techniques for axillary hyperhidrosis. In: JOURNAL OF COSMETIC AND LASER THERAPY. 2014 ; Vol. 16, No. 5. pp. 230-235.

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