Effectiveness of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in treating selected patients with sarcoidosis with neurological involvement.

@article{Sharma1998EffectivenessOC,
  title={Effectiveness of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in treating selected patients with sarcoidosis with neurological involvement.},
  author={Om Prakash Sharma},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 9},
  pages={
          1248-54
        }
}
  • O. Sharma
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Medicine
  • Archives of neurology
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