TITLE

Demyelination in the brain as a paraneoplastic disorder: candidates include some cases of seminoma and central nervous system lymphoma

AUTHOR(S)
Jaster, J. H.; Dohan, Jr., F. C.; O'Brien, T. F.
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2002, p352
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66610809

 

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