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Significant difference between three observers in the assessment of intraepidermal nerve fiber density in skin biopsy

By Sigrid Wöpking, Andrea Scherens, Ida S Haußleiter, Helmut Richter, Julia Schüning, Sabrina Klauenberg and Christoph Maier
Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BioMed Central
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