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A shadow of doubt
  1. P J Allan,
  2. S Appleton,
  3. A S McIntyre
  1. Wycombe Hospital, High Wycombe, Bucks, UK
  1. Dr A S McIntyre, Wycombe Hospital, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe HP11 2TT, UK; alistair.mcintyre{at}

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