Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Abnormal Findings in Brain CT Scans Among Children

Mahnaz Haghighi 1 , * , Mohammad Hadi Baghery 2 , Faride Rashidi 3 , Zahra Khairandish 1 and Mehrab Sayadi 4
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Islamic Azad University, Kazeroon Branch, Kazeroon, IR Iran
2 Department of Radiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 School of Medicine, Islamic Azad University, Kazeroon Branch, Kazeroon, IR Iran
4 Department of Statistics, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: May 1, 2014, 5 (2); e13761
  • Published Online: April 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 27, 2013
  • Revised: October 12, 2013
  • Accepted: February 8, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-13761

To Cite: Haghighi M, Baghery M H, Rashidi F, Khairandish Z, Sayadi M. Abnormal Findings in Brain CT Scans Among Children, J Compr Ped. 2014 ; 5(2):e13761. doi: 10.17795/compreped-13761.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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