Vol 58, No 2 (2024)
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PNKP mutation in a child: is there a firm line between MCSZ and AOA4 phenotype?

Isidora Semnic1, Tamara Ristic2, Katarina Koprivsek3
Pubmed: 38230758
Neurol Neurochir Pol 2024;58(2):207-209.


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