TITLE

Acute dopaminergic challenge tests to assess postural/kinetic tremor of different origin: a case report

AUTHOR(S)
Solida, A.; Ghika, J.; Vingerhoets, F.
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Aug2002, p206
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66610756

 

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