Neurogenic switching: a hypothesis for a mechanism for shifting the site of inflammation in allergy and chemical sensitivity

Meggs, William J.
January 1995
Environmental Health Perspectives;Jan1995, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p54
Academic Journal
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