The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences

, Volume 14, Issue 8, pp 652–653 | Cite as

Co-occurrence of post poliomyelitis motor neuron disease and parkinsonism: chance or related association?

  • Nicolai A. 
  • Lazzarino L. G. 


Public Health Motor Neuron Poliomyelitis Motor Neuron Disease Related Association 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolai A. 
    • 1
  • Lazzarino L. G. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Divisione Neurologica O.C.Gorizia

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