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Treatment of Meniere’s Disease with Persian Medicine: A Case Report

Hoorieh Mohammadi Kenari 1 , Gholamreza Kordafshari 2 and Maryam Moghimi 2 , *
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1 Research Institute for Islamic and Complementary Medicine, School of Persian Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 School of Persian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Neuroscience: 6 (1); e82409
  • Published Online: October 6, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: July 20, 2018
  • Accepted: September 26, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ans.82409

To Cite: Mohammadi Kenari H, Kordafshari G, Moghimi M. Treatment of Meniere’s Disease with Persian Medicine: A Case Report, Arch Neurosci. Online ahead of Print ; 6(1):e82409. doi: 10.5812/ans.82409.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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