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Squat Winnowing: Cause of Meniscus Injuries in Non-Athletic Females

Younis Kamal 1 , * , Hayat Ahmad Khan 1 , Irfan Ahmad Latoo 1 , Naseemul Gani 1 , Munir Farooq 1 and Snobar Gul 1
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1 Postgraduate Department of Orthopaedics, Hospital for Bone and Joint Surgery, Government Medical College, Srinagar, India
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  • Trauma Monthly: February 1, 2016, 21 (1); e19178
  • Published Online: February 6, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 10, 2014
  • Revised: July 12, 2014
  • Accepted: September 26, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.19178

To Cite: Kamal Y, Ahmad Khan H, Ahmad Latoo I, Gani N, Farooq M, et al. Squat Winnowing: Cause of Meniscus Injuries in Non-Athletic Females, Trauma Mon. 2016 ; 21(1):e19178. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.19178.

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2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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