Alfonso (Sebastian) S. Lopez Chiriboga, M.D.

Publications

  1. Sechi E, Krecke KN, Messina SA, Buciuc M, Pittock SJ, Chen JJ, Weinshenker BG, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Lucchinetti CF, Zalewski NL, Tillema JM, Kunchok A, Monaco S, Morris PP, Fryer JP, Nguyen A, Greenwood T, Syc-Mazurek SB, Keegan BM, Flanagan EP. Comparison of MRI Lesion Evolution in Different Central Nervous System Demyelinating Disorders. Neurology. 2021 Jul 14 Epub 2021 July 14
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  2. Sechi E, Buciuc M, Pittock SJ, Chen JJ, Fryer JP, Jenkins SM, Budhram A, Weinshenker BG, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Tillema JM, McKeon A, Mills JR, Tobin WO, Flanagan EP. Positive Predictive Value of Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Autoantibody Testing. JAMA Neurol. 2021 Jun 1; 78 (6):741-746
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  3. Bohm P, Eggenberger ER, Dubey D, Kim HW, Lopez Chiriboga AS. Teaching Video NeuroImages: Periodic Alternating Nystagmus in Paraneoplastic KLHL11 Rhomboencephalitis. Neurology. 2021 May 25; 96 (21):e2668-e2669 Epub 2021 Feb 15
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  4. Day GS, Yarbrough MY, Kortvelyessy P, Pruss H, Bucelli RC, Fritzler MJ, Mason W, Tang-Wai DF, Steriade C, Hebert J, Henson RL, Herries EM, Ladenson JH, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Graff-Radford NR, Morris JC, Fagan A. Prospective Quantification of CSF Biomarkers in Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis. Neurology. 2021 May 18; 96 (20):e2546-e2557 Epub 2021 Apr 01
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  5. Day GS, Gordon BA, Bucelli RC, Perrin RJ, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Ances BM. Leveraging molecular biomarkers to make the common diagnosis in the uncommon patient. J Neuroimmunol. 2021 Mar 15; 352:577474 Epub 2021 Jan 07
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  6. Sechi E, Krecke KN, Pittock SJ, Dubey D, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Kunchok A, Weinshenker BG, Zalewski NL, Flanagan EP. Frequency and characteristics of MRI-negative myelitis associated with MOG autoantibodies. Mult Scler. 2021 Feb; 27 (2):303-308 Epub 2020 Feb 27
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  7. Sechi E, Buciuc M, Flanagan EP, Pittock SJ, Banks SA, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Bhatti MT, Chen JJ. Variability of cerebrospinal fluid findings by attack phenotype in myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-IgG-associated disorder. Mult Scler Relat Disord 2021 Jan; 47:102638 Epub 2020 Nov 23
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  8. Feyissa AM, Mohamed AS, Tatum WO, Campbell AS, Lopez-Chiriboga AS. Brain-responsive neurostimulation in adult-onset rasmussen's encephalitis. Epilepsy Behav Rep. 2021; 15:100445 Epub 2021 Mar 29
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  9. Valencia-Sanchez C, Pittock SJ, Mead-Harvey C, Dubey D, Flanagan EP, Lopez-Chiriboga S, Trenerry MR, Zalewski NL, Zekeridou A, McKeon A. Brain dysfunction and thyroid antibodies: autoimmune diagnosis and misdiagnosis. Brain Commun. 2021; 3 (2):fcaa233 Epub 2021 Jan 05
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  10. Banks SA, Morris PP, Chen JJ, Pittock SJ, Sechi E, Kunchok A, Tillema JM, Fryer JP, Weinshenker BG, Krecke KN, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Nguyen A, Greenwood TM, Lucchinetti CF, Zalewski NL, Messina SA, Flanagan EP. Brainstem and cerebellar involvement in MOG-IgG-associated disorder versus aquaporin-4-IgG and MS. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2020 Dec 28 [Epub ahead of print]
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  11. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Sechi E, Buciuc M, Chen JJ, Pittock SJ, Lucchinetti CF, Flanagan EP. Long-term Outcomes in Patients With Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Immunoglobulin G-Associated Disorder. JAMA Neurol. 2020 Dec 1; 77 (12):1575-1577
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  12. Buciuc M, Sechi E, Flanagan EP, Lopez-Chiriboga AS. Unfavorable outcome in highly relapsing MOGAD encephalitis. J Neurol Sci 2020 Nov 15; 418:117088 Epub 2020 Aug 10
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  13. Sechi E, Markovic SN, McKeon A, Dubey D, Liewluck T, Lennon VA, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Klein CJ, Mauermann M, Pittock SJ, Flanagan EP, Zekeridou A. Neurologic autoimmunity and immune checkpoint inhibitors: Autoantibody profiles and outcomes. Neurology. 2020 Oct 27; 95 (17):e2442-e2452 Epub 2020 Aug 13
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  14. Whittam DH, Cobo-Calvo A, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Pardo S, Gornall M, Cicconi S, Brandt A, Berek K, Berger T, Jelcic I, Gombolay G, Oliveira LM, Callegaro D, Kaneko K, Misu T, Capobianco M, Gibbons E, Karthikeayan V, Brochet B, Audoin B, Mathey G, Laplaud D, Thouvenot E, Cohen M, Tourbah A, Maillart E, Ciron J, Deschamps R, Biotti D, Rostasy K, Neuteboom R, Hemingway C, Forsyth R, Matiello M, Webb S, Hunt D, Murray K, Hacohen Y, Lim M, Leite MI, Palace J, Solomon T, Lutterotti A, Fujihara K, Nakashima I, Bennett JL, Pandit L, Chitnis T, Weinshenker BG, Wildemann B, Sato DK, Kim SH, Huda S, Kim HJ, Reindl M, Levy M, Jarius S, Tenembaum S, Paul F, Pittock S, Marignier R, Jacob A. Treatment of MOG-IgG-associated disorder with rituximab: An international study of 121 patients. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2020 Sep; 44:102251 Epub 2020 June 02
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  15. Budhram A, Sechi E, Nguyen A, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Flanagan EP. FLAIR-hyperintense Lesions in Anti-MOG-associated Encephalitis With Seizures (FLAMES): Is immunotherapy always needed to put out the fire? Mult Scler Relat Disord 2020 Sep; 44:102283 Epub 2020 June 11
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  16. Chen JJ, Flanagan EP, Bhatti MT, Jitprapaikulsan J, Dubey D, Lopez Chiriboga ASS, Fryer JP, Weinshenker BG, McKeon A, Tillema JM, Lennon VA, Lucchinetti CF, Kunchok A, McClelland CM, Lee MS, Bennett JL, Pelak VS, Van Stavern G, Adesina OO, Eggenberger ER, Acierno MD, Wingerchuk DM, Lam BL, Moss H, Beres S, Gilbert AL, Shah V, Armstrong G, Heidary G, Cestari DM, Stiebel-Kalish H, Pittock SJ. Steroid-sparing maintenance immunotherapy for MOG-IgG associated disorder. Neurology. 2020 Jul 14; 95 (2):e111-e120 Epub 2020 June 17
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  17. Hoftberger R, Guo Y, Flanagan EP, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Endmayr V, Hochmeister S, Joldic D, Pittock SJ, Tillema JM, Gorman M, Lassmann H, Lucchinetti CF. The pathology of central nervous system inflammatory demyelinating disease accompanying myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein autoantibody. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 May; 139 (5):875-892 Epub 2020 Feb 11
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  18. Kim HW, Lamb C, Jamali S, Lopez Chiriboga AS. Mystery Case: Anti-NMDAR encephalitis with overlapping demyelinating syndrome. Neurology. 2020 Apr 28; 94 (17):e1866-e1869 Epub 2020 Mar 31
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  19. Dubey D, Britton J, McKeon A, Gadoth A, Zekeridou A, Lopez Chiriboga SA, Devine M, Cerhan JH, Dunlay K, Sagen J, Ramberger M, Waters P, Irani SR, Pittock SJ. Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Autoimmune LGI1/CASPR2 Epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 2020 Feb; 87 (2):313-323 Epub 2019 Dec 14
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  20. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Van Stavern G, Flanagan EP, Pittock SJ, Fryer J, Bhatti MT, Chen JJ. Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Antibody (MOG-IgG)-Positive Optic Perineuritis. Neuroophthalmology. 2020 Feb; 44 (1):1-4 Epub 2019 May 28
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  21. Kunchok A, Krecke KN, Flanagan EP, Jitprapaikulsan J, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Chen JJ, Weinshenker BG, Pittock SJ. Does area postrema syndrome occur in myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-IgG-associated disorders (MOGAD)? Neurology. 2020 Jan 14; 94 (2):85-88 Epub 2019 Dec 11
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  22. Turnbull MT, Siegel JL, Becker TL, Stephens AJ, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Freeman WD. Early Bortezomib Therapy for Refractory Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis. Front Neurol. 2020; 11:188 Epub 2020 Mar 27
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  23. Lopez-Chiriboga S, Pittock SJ, Weinshenker BG, Chen JJ, Flanagan E. Testing for Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Antibody (MOG-IgG) in typical MS. Mult Scler Relat Disord 2019 Oct; 35:34-35 Epub 2019 June 29
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  24. Honorat JA, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Kryzer TJ, Komorowski L, Scharf M, Hinson SR, Lennon VA, Pittock SJ, Klein CJ, McKeon A. Autoimmune gait disturbance accompanying adaptor protein-3B2-IgG. Neurology. 2019 Sep 3; 93 (10):e954-e963 Epub 2019 Aug 01
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  25. Sechi E, Shosha E, Williams JP, Pittock SJ, Weinshenker BG, Keegan BM, Zalewski NL, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Jitprapaikulsan J, Flanagan EP. Aquaporin-4 and MOG autoantibody discovery in idiopathic transverse myelitis epidemiology. Neurology. 2019 Jul 23; 93 (4):e414-e420 Epub 2019 June 24
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  26. Dubey D, Pittock SJ, Krecke KN, Morris PP, Sechi E, Zalewski NL, Weinshenker BG, Shosha E, Lucchinetti CF, Fryer JP, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Chen JC, Jitprapaikulsan J, McKeon A, Gadoth A, Keegan BM, Tillema JM, Naddaf E, Patterson MC, Messacar K, Tyler KL, Flanagan EP. Clinical, Radiologic, and Prognostic Features of Myelitis Associated With Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Autoantibody. JAMA Neurol. 2019 Mar 1; 76 (3):301-309
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  27. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Pittock S. Episodic ataxia in CASPR2 autoimmunity. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2019 Mar; 6 (2):e536 Epub 2018 Dec 24
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  28. McKay JH, Dimberg EL, Lopez Chiriboga AS. A systematic review of Gamma-aminobutyric Acid Receptor Type B autoimmunity. Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2019; 53 (1):1-7 Epub 2019 Jan 08
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  29. Chen JJ, Flanagan EP, Jitprapaikulsan J, Lopez-Chiriboga ASS, Fryer JP, Leavitt JA, Weinshenker BG, McKeon A, Tillema JM, Lennon VA, Tobin WO, Keegan BM, Lucchinetti CF, Kantarci OH, McClelland CM, Lee MS, Bennett JL, Pelak VS, Chen Y, VanStavern G, Adesina OO, Eggenberger ER, Acierno MD, Wingerchuk DM, Brazis PW, Sagen J, Pittock SJ. Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Antibody-Positive Optic Neuritis: Clinical Characteristics, Radiologic Clues, and Outcome. Am J Ophthalmol. 2018 Nov; 195:8-15 Epub 2018 July 26
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  30. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Majed M, Fryer J, Dubey D, McKeon A, Flanagan EP, Jitprapaikulsan J, Kothapalli N, Tillema JM, Chen J, Weinshenker B, Wingerchuk D, Sagen J, Gadoth A, Lennon VA, Keegan BM, Lucchinetti C, Pittock SJ. Association of MOG-IgG Serostatus With Relapse After Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis and Proposed Diagnostic Criteria for MOG-IgG-Associated Disorders. JAMA Neurol. 2018 Nov 1; 75 (11):1355-1363
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  31. Cohen DA, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Pittock SJ, Gadoth A, Zekeridou A, Boilson BA, Hogan WJ, Poterucha JJ, Wilton KM, Lin Y, Flanagan EP. Posttransplant autoimmune encephalitis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2018 Nov; 5 (6):e497 Epub 2018 Aug 20
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  32. Honorat JA, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Kryzer TJ, Fryer JP, Devine M, Flores A, Lennon VA, Pittock SJ, McKeon A. Autoimmune septin-5 cerebellar ataxia. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2018 Sep; 5 (5):e474 Epub 2018 July 09
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  33. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Klein C, Zekeridou A, McKeon A, Dubey D, Flanagan EP, Lennon VA, Tillema JM, Wirrell EC, Patterson MC, Gadoth A, Aaen JG, Brenton JN, Bui JD, Moen A, Otten C, Piquet A, Pittock SJ. LGI1 and CASPR2 neurological autoimmunity in children. Ann Neurol. 2018 Sep; 84 (3):473-480
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  34. Jitprapaikulsan J, Lopez Chiriboga AS, Flanagan EP, Fryer JP, McKeon A, Weinshenker BG, Pittock SJ. Novel Glial Targets and Recurrent Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis. JAMA Neurol. 2018 Jul 1; 75 (7):892-895
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  35. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Flanagan EP. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to Autoimmune Neurologic Disorders. Semin Neurol. 2018 Jun; 38 (3):392-402 Epub 2018 July 16
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  36. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Matsumoto J, Sorenson E, Klein CJ, McKeon A. Teaching Video NeuroImages: Acquired focal neuromyotonia in LGI-1 autoimmunity. Neurology. 2018 May 1; 90 (18):e1636-e1637
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  37. Hinson SR, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Bower JH, Matsumoto JY, Hassan A, Basal E, Lennon VA, Pittock SJ, McKeon A. Glycine receptor modulating antibody predicting treatable stiff-person spectrum disorders. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2018 Mar; 5 (2):e438 Epub 2018 Jan 23
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  38. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Yoon JW, Siegel JL, Harriott AM, Pirris S, Eidelman BH, Freeman WD. Granulomatous Angiitis of the Central Nervous System Associated with Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Case Report and Literature Review. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Jan; 27 (1):e5-e8 Epub 2017 Sept 21
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  39. Dubey D, Pittock SJ, Kelly CR, McKeon A, Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Lennon VA, Gadoth A, Smith CY, Bryant SC, Klein CJ, Aksamit AJ, Toledano M, Boeve BF, Tillema JM, Flanagan EP. Autoimmune encephalitis epidemiology and a comparison to infectious encephalitis. Ann Neurol. 2018 Jan; 83 (1):166-177
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  40. Lamb CJ, Lopez Chiriboga AS, Sotello Aviles DA, Mendez JC, Robinson MT. Clinical Reasoning: A 46-year-old man with persistent hiccups, cognitive dysfunction, and imbalance. Neurology. 2017 Oct 17; 89 (16):e193-e196
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  41. Clifton W, Akinduro OO, Lopez-Chiriboga S, Whitaker DA, Reimer R. Infection or Glioma? The False Dilemma of Primary Central Nervous System Histiocytic Sarcoma. World Neurosurg. 2017 Oct; 106:1053.e1-1053.e5 Epub 2017 July 12
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  42. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Clardy SL. Emerging Subspecialties in Neurology: Autoimmune neurology. Neurology. 2017 Sep 12; 89 (11):e129-e133 Epub 2017 Sept 11
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  43. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Cheshire WP Jr. Trigeminal Neuralgia Following Lightning Injury. J Oral Facial Pain Headache. 2017 Fall; 31 (4):e7-e9
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  44. Lopez Chiriboga AS . MELAS (“Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like episodes”) e-Pearl Neurology - R&F section. 2017.
  45. Feyissa AM, Lopez Chiriboga AS, Britton JW. Antiepileptic drug therapy in patients with autoimmune epilepsy. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2017 Jul; 4 (4):e353 Epub 2017 May 10
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  46. Lopez Chiriboga AS. Teaching NeuroImages: Prominent spinal cord atrophy and white matter changes in adult polyglucosan body disease. Neurology. 2017 May 16; 88 (20):e194-e195
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  47. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Siegel JL, Tatum WO, Shih JJ, Flanagan EP. Striking basal ganglia imaging abnormalities in LGI1 ab faciobrachial dystonic seizures. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2017 May; 4 (3):e336 Epub 2017 Mar 14
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  48. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Konno T, van Gerpen JA. Personality Changes, Executive Dysfunction, and Motor and Memory Impairment. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Feb 1; 74 (2):245-246
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  49. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Huang JF, Flanagan EP, Cheshire WP Jr. Paroxysmal sneezing in NMOSD: Further evidence of the localization of the human sneeze center. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2017 Jan; 4 (1):e303 Epub 2016 Oct 28
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  50. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Yoon JW, Freeman WD, Odunukan OW, Cheshire WP Jr. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in the setting of acute hydrocephalus secondary to neurocysticercosis. Clin Auton Res. 2016 Jun; 26 (3):235-41 Epub 2016 Mar 07
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  51. Lopez-Chiriboga AS, Komorowski L, Kumpfel T, Probst C, Hinson SR, Pittock SJ, McKeon A. Metabotropic glutamate receptor type 1 autoimmunity: Clinical features and treatment outcomes. Neurology. 2016 Mar 15; 86 (11):1009-13 Epub 2016 Feb 17
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  52. Bartel MJ, Bhalla R, Lopez Chiriboga AS, Eidelman BH, Lewis MD. Vision loss: another ERCP-related adverse event, also known as isolated bilateral lateral geniculate body infarction. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb; 83: (2)474-5; discussion 475-6.
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  53. Lopez Chiriboga AS, Snipelisky D, Arosemena M, Almeida N, Bhide V, Brumble L. A 72-year-old end-stage liver disease patient with lethargy Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2016; 24: (4)241-2.
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