TITLE

Devic's neuromyelitis optica and Schilder's myelinoclastic diffuse sclerosis

AUTHOR(S)
Mavroudakis, N
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Dec1993, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p1340
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
commentary
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66026122

 

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