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Look at the drug-induced sexual dysfunction in male patients with stroke: a critical appraisal

  • Rocco Salvatore Calabrò1,*,

1IRCCS Centro Neurolesi Bonino-Pulejo, Messina, 98123 Sicilia, Italy

DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1804104 Vol.18,Issue 4,April 2022 pp.1-2

Submitted: 28 December 2021 Accepted: 07 January 2022

Published: 30 April 2022

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sex differences and risk factors of stroke)

*Corresponding Author(s): Rocco Salvatore Calabrò E-mail:

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Rocco Salvatore Calabrò. Look at the drug-induced sexual dysfunction in male patients with stroke: a critical appraisal. Journal of Men's Health. 2022. 18(4);1-2.


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