Wallenberg's syndrome with delayed onset after cervical spine fracture: a case report

Curt, A; Dietz, V
July 1994
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jul1994, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p868
Academic Journal
case study
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