TITLE

Unilateral lesions of the globus pallidus: report of four patients presenting with focal or segmental dystonia

AUTHOR(S)
Münchau, A.; Mathen, D.; Cox, T.; Quinn, N. P.; Marsden, C. D.; Bhatia, K. P.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Oct2000, p494
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66877707

 

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