Idiopathic orbital inflammation (orbital inflammatory pseudotumour): an unusual cause of transient ischaemic attack

Borruat, F X; Vuilleumier, P; Ducrey, N; Fankhauser, H; Janzer, R C; Regli, F
January 1995
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan1995, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p88
Academic Journal
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