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4. References

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Moe PG, Seay AR. Neurologic and muscular disorders. In Hay WW, Hayward AR, Levin MJ, Sondheim JM (eds.), Current Pediatric Diagnosis and Treatment. 1999. Stamford, CT: Appleton and Lange.

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