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Neurological Sciences

, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 409–409 | Cite as

Baclofen is effective in intractable hiccups induced by brainstem lesions

  • C. Boz
  • S. Velioglu
  • M. Ozmenoglu
  • I. Bulbul
Letter
Intractable hiccups Baclofen Brainstem lesion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Boz
    • 1
  • S. Velioglu
    • 1
  • M. Ozmenoglu
    • 1
  • I. Bulbul
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurology Medical Faculty of Karadeniz Technical University I-61080 Trabzon, TurkeyTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Neurology Numune Hospital Trabzon, TurkeyTurkey

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