Postural deformities in Parkinson's disease

@article{Doherty2011PosturalDI,
  title={Postural deformities in Parkinson's disease},
  author={Karen M. Doherty and Bart P. C. Warrenburg and Mar{\'i}a Cecilia Peralta and Laura Silveira-Moriyama and Jean-Philippe Azulay and Oscar S. Gershanik and Bastiaan R. Bloem},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={538-549}
}

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