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A trident in the brain, central pontine myelinolysis
  1. D Biotti,
  2. S Durupt
  1. 1
    Neurology Registrar, University Hospital-General Hospital, Department of Neurology, Dijon, France
  2. 2
    Neurology Registrar, Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital, Lyon Sud, France
  1. Dr D Biotti, University Hospital-General Hospital, Department of Neurology, 3 Rue du Faubourg Raines, 21000 Dijon, France; dbiotti{at}

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