Post-ictal psychosis after right temporal lobectomy

Manchanda, R; Miller, H; McLachlan, R S
March 1993
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar1993, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p277
Academic Journal
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