Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Epicardial Adipose Tissue, Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, and Thyroid Disorders

Zeynep Cerit 1 , *
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Near East University Hospital, Nicosia, Cyprus
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  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: August 2017, 27 (4); e11021
  • Published Online: July 25, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: February 15, 2017
  • Accepted: June 5, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.11021

To Cite: Cerit Z. Epicardial Adipose Tissue, Carotid Intima-Media Thickness, and Thyroid Disorders, Iran J Pediatr. 2017 ; 27(4):e11021. doi: 10.5812/ijp.11021.

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