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Journal of Neurology

, 256:683 | Cite as

Karl-Axel Ekbom (1907–1977)

  • Elias KarroumEmail author
  • E. Konofal
  • I. Arnulf
PIONEERS IN NEUROLOGY

Keywords

Migraine Meningioma Cluster Headache Peripheral Facial Palsy Episodic Cluster Headache 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Unité des Pathologies du SommeilHôpital Pitié-SalpêtrièreParis Cedex 13France

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