Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Pathophysiology of the Unexplained Stillbirth

Anna Maria Lavezzi 1 , * and Francesco Piscioli 2
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1 “Lino Rossi” Research Center for the Study and Prevention of Unexpected Perinatal Death and SIDS; Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan
2 Institute of Pathology, Hospital of Rovereto (Trento), Italy
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: October 2017, 27 (5); e55946
  • Published Online: October 22, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: June 21, 2017
  • Accepted: July 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.55946

To Cite: Lavezzi A M, Piscioli F. Pathophysiology of the Unexplained Stillbirth, Iran J Pediatr. 2017 ; 27(5):e55946. doi: 10.5812/ijp.55946.

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