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  • Anti-Hu Autoantibody Associated Sensory Neuropathy/Encephalomyelitis:A Model of Paraneoplastic Syndrome
  • Jerome B. Posner
Jerome B. Posner
Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021


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