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Osmotic demyelination syndrome: variable clinical and radiologic response to intravenous immunoglobulin therapy

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Murthy, S.B., Izadyar, S., Dhamne, M. et al. Osmotic demyelination syndrome: variable clinical and radiologic response to intravenous immunoglobulin therapy. Neurol Sci 34, 581–584 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-012-1027-8

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