Management of parkinsonism and psychotic depression in a case of acute intermittent porphyria

Chinnery, P F; Cartlidge, N E; Burn, D J; Cleland, P G; McKeith, I
May 1997
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May1997, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p542
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