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Hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign: an early radiological finding of acute ischaemic stroke
  1. R Cubuk1,
  2. N Tasali1,
  3. S Sahin2
  1. 1Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Sevki Sahin, Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Maltepe University, 34843 Istanbul, Turkey; drsahin{at}gmail.com

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