Epidemiological features of Moyamoya disease in Japan: findings from a nationwide survey

@article{Wakai1997EpidemiologicalFO,
  title={Epidemiological features of Moyamoya disease in Japan: findings from a nationwide survey},
  author={Kenji Wakai and Akiko Tamakoshi and Kiyonobu Ikezaki and Masashi Fukui and Takashi Kawamura and Rie Aoki and Masayo Kojima and Yingsong Lin and Yoshiyuki Ohno},
  journal={Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={99},
  pages={S1-S5}
}
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