Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Iranian Patients With Kawasaki Disease

Iraj Sedighi 1 , * , Mansoureh Biglari 1 , Mehrnaz Olfat 1 , Habibollah Yadolahi 1 , Asadolah Tanasan 1 and Saadat Torabian 2
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, IR Iran
2 Social Medicine Group, Faculty of Medicine, Hamaedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: February 01, 2014, 5 (1); e13971
  • Published Online: February 27, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 1, 2013
  • Revised: October 8, 2013
  • Accepted: November 18, 2013
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-13971

To Cite: Sedighi I, Biglari M, Olfat M, Yadolahi H, Tanasan A, et al. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Iranian Patients With Kawasaki Disease, J Compr Ped. 2014 ; 5(1):e13971. doi: 10.17795/compreped-13971.

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