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Focal cortical dysplasia and heterochromia of the iris
  1. Sujan T Reddy1,
  2. Giridhar P Kalamangalam2
  1. 1Department of Neurology, UTHSC-Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
  2. 2Department of Neurology, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Giridhar P Kalamangalam, Department of Neurology, University of Texas, 6431 Fannin Street, MSB 7.102, Houston TX 77030, USA; Giridhar.P.Kalamangalam{at}

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