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BK Nephropathy in Renal Transplant Patients with Epididymo-Orchitis

Mastaneh Moghtaderi 1 , * , Aliasghar Abedzadeh 2 and Mahmmad Vasei 3
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1 Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Pediatrics Centre of Excellence, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Children's Medical Centre Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: May 2018, 9 (2); e56004
  • Published Online: May 27, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 23, 2017
  • Accepted: January 21, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/compreped.56004

To Cite: Moghtaderi M, Abedzadeh A, Vasei M. BK Nephropathy in Renal Transplant Patients with Epididymo-Orchitis, J Compr Ped. 2018 ; 9(2):e56004. doi: 10.5812/compreped.56004.

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1. Background
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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