Naming of syndromes and unethical activities: the case of Hallervorden and Spatz

@article{Harper1996NamingOS,
  title={Naming of syndromes and unethical activities: the case of Hallervorden and Spatz},
  author={P S Harper},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1996},
  volume={348},
  pages={1224-1225}
}
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