Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Incidentally Detected Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava With an Absent Right Superior Vena Cava in a Neonate

Young Earl Choi 1 , Hwa Jin Cho 1 , * and Jae Sook Ma 1
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea
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  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: June 2016, 26 (3); e4692
  • Published Online: May 15, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: November 24, 2015
  • Accepted: December 8, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.4692

To Cite: Earl Choi Y, Jin Cho H, Sook Ma J. Incidentally Detected Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava With an Absent Right Superior Vena Cava in a Neonate, Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 26(3):e4692. doi: 10.5812/ijp.4692.

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