TITLE

Spontaneous neurological improvement in anti-Hu associated encephalomyelitis

AUTHOR(S)
Byrne, T; Mason, W P; Posner, J B; Dalmau, J
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar1997, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p276
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66103392

 

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