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Tamoxifen associated bilateral optic neuropathy

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Zvorničanin, J., Sinanović, O., Zukić, S. et al. Tamoxifen associated bilateral optic neuropathy. Acta Neurol Belg 115, 173–175 (2015).

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  • Tamoxifen
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Visually Evoke Potential
  • Auditory Evoke Potential