TITLE

Graves' ophthalmopathy: V. Aetiology of upper eyelid retraction in Graves' ophthalmopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Feldon, S. E.; Levin, L.
PUB. DATE
August 1990
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Aug1990, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p484
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66322878

 

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