TITLE

Re-emergence of surgery for dystonia

AUTHOR(S)
JANKOVIC, JOSEPH
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Oct1998, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p434
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66329597

 

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