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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 14, Suppl D, Pages 21D-25D

Muscle Cramps: A ‘Complication‘ of Cirrhosis

Paul J Marotta,1 Ivo W Graziadei,2 and Cameron N Ghent1

1Liver Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
2Division of Gastroenterology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Received 7 October 1998; Accepted 26 April 1999

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