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Uhthoff’s phenomenon as the presenting symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS)

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Jacquerye, P., Poma, J.F. & Dupuis, M. Uhthoff’s phenomenon as the presenting symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS). Acta Neurol Belg 117, 953–954 (2017).

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