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Journal of Neurology

, Volume 251, Issue 8, pp 1015–1016 | Cite as

Senile portosystemic hepatic encephalopathy as a treatable dementialike syndrome

  • S. ItoEmail author
  • R. Sakakibara
  • Y. Yoshiyama
  • T. Hattori
LETTER TO THE EDITORS

Keywords

Hepatic Encephalopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ito
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Sakakibara
    • 1
  • Y. Yoshiyama
    • 1
  • T. Hattori
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of NeurologyChiba University Graduate School of MedicineChuo-ku Chiba, 260-8670Japan

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