TITLE

Diffusion weighted MRI demonstrates abnormal pyramidal tract in hemiparesis

AUTHOR(S)
WIESHMANN, UDO C.; SYMMS, MARK R.; BARTLETT, PHILIPPA A.; SHORVON, SIMON D.; CLARK, CHRIS A.; BARKER, GARETH J.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun1999, p797
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66877500

 

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