Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Insulin Edema in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Report of a Case and Brief Review of the Literature

Ayse Derya Bulus 1 , * , Nesibe Andiran 1 and Ali Osman Köksal 2
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1 Department of Endocrinology, Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2 Kecioren Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
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  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: August 2016, 26 (4); e5077
  • Published Online: May 29, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: December 18, 2015
  • Accepted: January 9, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.5077

To Cite: Derya Bulus A, Andiran N, Osman Köksal A. Insulin Edema in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Report of a Case and Brief Review of the Literature, Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 26(4):e5077. doi: 10.5812/ijp.5077.

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