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Journal of Neurology

, 254:1306 | Cite as

Mary Broadfoot Walker (1888–1974)

  • J. D. Johnston
PIONEERS IN NEUROLOGY

Keywords

Prostigmin Physostigmine Periodic Paralysis General Medical Council Healthcare Product Regulatory Agency 
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    Walker MB (1934) Treatment of myasthenia gravis with physostigmine. Lancet (i):1200–1201Google Scholar
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    Walker MB (MRCP) (1935) Case showing the effect of Prostigmin on myasthenia gravis. Proc Roy Soc Med 28(I):759–761PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Walker MB (MD) (1938) Myasthenia gravis: a case in which fatigue of the forearm muscles could induce paralysis of extra-ocular muscles. Proc Roy Soc Med 31(II):722PubMedGoogle Scholar
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© Steinkopff-Verlag 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medicines and Healthcare productsRegulatory Agency, Floor 11, Market TowersLondonUK

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