Slowly progressive non-neoplastic autoimmune-like retinopathy.
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Department of Ophthalmology, Matsumoto Dental University, 1780 Gobara, Hirooka, Shiojiri, 399-0781, Nagano, Japan, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20625760
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00417-010-1436-4
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
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