Transient regression of an intracranial germ cell tumour after intravenous steroid administration: a case report

Mascalchi, Mario; Roncaroli, Federico; Salvi, Fabrizio; Frank, Giorgio; Mascalchi, M; Roncaroli, F; Salvi, F; Frank, G
May 1998
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p670
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