TITLE

Visual field defect as a presenting sign for hemorrhagic stroke caused by sildenafil

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2008, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p159
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
30657919

 

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