Focal electroencephalographic abnormalities and computerised tomography findings in children with seizures

Gibbs, J.; Appleton, R. E.; Carty, H.; M. Beirne; Acomb, B. A.
April 1993
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr1993, p369
Academic Journal
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