Volumetric MRI study of the caudate nucleus in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies, Alzheimer's disease, and vascular dementia

Barber, R.; McKeith, I.; Ballard, C.; O'Brien, J.
March 2002
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2002, p406
Academic Journal
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