Early treatment causes clinicoradiological reversal of myelopathy due to vitamin B12 deficiency

Verma, Rajesh; Kori, Prakash; Patil, Tushar B.; Praharaj, Heramba Narayan
May 2013
BMJ Case Reports;May2013, p1
Academic Journal
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