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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 324685, 4 pages
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Multiple Sclerosis Overlap: A Case Report
1Department of Neurology, Second University of Naples, 80138 Naples, Italy
2Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Center SUN-FISM, Neurological Institute for Diagnosis and Care “Hermitage Capodimonte”, 80131 Naples, Italy
Received 12 September 2012; Revised 17 November 2012; Accepted 9 December 2012
Academic Editor: Mamede de Carvalho
Copyright © 2012 Francesca Trojsi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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