Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Idiopathic Orbital Myositis in a 9-Year-Old Girl: A Case Report

Titap Yazicioglu 1 and Isil Kutluturk 1 , *
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1 Istanbul Kartal Dr. Lutfi Kirdar Training and Research Hospital, Eye Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: June 28, 2015, 25 (3)
  • Published Online: June 27, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: June 13, 2014
  • Accepted: January 4, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.25(3)2015.371

To Cite: Yazicioglu T, Kutluturk I. Idiopathic Orbital Myositis in a 9-Year-Old Girl: A Case Report, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(3):-. doi: 10.5812/ijp.25(3)2015.371.

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