Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Adrenal Insufficiency as a Cause of Loss of Consciousness: A Case Study

Fahimeh Soheilipour 1 , Mohammad Ahmadi 1 , * and Fatemeh Jesmi 1
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1 Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: May 31, 2014, 5 (2); e17738
  • Published Online: May 10, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 19, 2014
  • Revised: April 8, 2014
  • Accepted: April 19, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-17738

To Cite: Soheilipour F, Ahmadi M, Jesmi F. Adrenal Insufficiency as a Cause of Loss of Consciousness: A Case Study, J Compr Ped. 2014 ; 5(2):e17738. doi: 10.17795/compreped-17738.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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