Choroidal neovascularization and bevacizumab therapy in Aicardi syndrome

  • Adam S. Wenick
  • Daniel M. Paskowitz
  • M. Zain Tauqir
  • Quan Dong Nguyen
Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam S. Wenick
    • 1
  • Daniel M. Paskowitz
    • 1
  • M. Zain Tauqir
    • 1
  • Quan Dong Nguyen
    • 1
  1. 1.Retina Division, Wilmer Eye InstituteJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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