Progressive dysphagia due to adult Chiari I malformation mimicking amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Ikusaka, M; Iwata, M; Sasaki, S; Uchiyama, S
March 1996
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar1996, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p357
Academic Journal
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