A case of inclusion body myositis with benign monoclonal gammopathy successfully responding to repeated immunoabsorption

Nakayama, T.; Horiuchi, E.; Watanabe, T.; Murayama, S.; Nakase, H.
February 2000
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb2000, p230
Academic Journal
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