Hemiballism-hemichorea and non-ketotic hyperglycaemia

Lin, J J; Chang, M K
June 1994
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun1994, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p748
Academic Journal
journal article
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