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Vitamin D Status in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome

Parsa Yousefichaijan 1 , Aziz Eghbali 2 , Ali Khosrobeigi 3 , * , Hasan Taherahmadi 4 , Mohammad Rafiei 5 , Sima Tayebi 2 and Ali Arjmand 4
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1 Amirkabir Hospital, Department of Pediatric Nephrology, School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
2 Khansary Hospital, Department of Oncology and Hematology, School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
3 Department of Student Research Committee, School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
4 Amirkabir Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
5 Department of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 2018, 9 (3); e12403
  • Published Online: July 11, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 1, 2017
  • Revised: September 30, 2017
  • Accepted: October 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/compreped.12403

To Cite: Yousefichaijan P, Eghbali A, Khosrobeigi A, Taherahmadi H, Rafiei M, et al. Vitamin D Status in Children with Nephrotic Syndrome, J Compr Ped. 2018 ; 9(3):e12403. doi: 10.5812/compreped.12403.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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