TITLE

Systemic chemotherapy and tamoxifen induced regression of choroidal metastasis from a breast carcinoma in a male

AUTHOR(S)
Shome, Debraj; Jayadev, Chaitra; Gadgil, Darshana; Natarajan, Sundaram; Jain, Vandana
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2007, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p475
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
27260113

 

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