Intramedullary abscess

Authors: Š. Trnka 1,2;  M. Kaiser 2;  E. Ehler 1;  M. Janiga 2;  A. Meleková 1;  P. Král 3
Authors‘ workplace: Neurologická klinika Nemocnice, Pardubického kraje, a. s., Pardubice 1;  Neurochirurgické oddělení, Nemocnice, Pardubického kraje, a. s., Pardubice 2;  Radiodiagnostické oddělení, Nemocnice, Pardubického kraje, a. s., Pardubice 3
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2021; 84/117(4): 413-414
Category: Letter to editor
doi: 10.48095/cccsnn2021413


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