publication . Article . 2014

Misdiagnosis Of Hemifacial Spasm Is A Frequent Event In The Primary Care Setting.

Alberto R. M. Martinez; Marcelo B. Nunes; Nayara D. Immich; Luiza Piovesana; Marcondes França Jr; Lidiane S. Campos; Anelyssa D?Abreu;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2014
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
  • Country: Brazil
Abstract
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