Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Clinical Aspects of Scrub Typhus Initially Misdiagnosed as Kawasaki Disease

Sung Hoon Kim 1 , Hae Jeong Lee 1 and Ju Suk Lee 1 , *
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Samsung Changwon Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Changwon, Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 2018, 28 (2); e60407
  • Published Online: February 21, 2018
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: August 17, 2017
  • Revised: February 5, 2018
  • Accepted: February 15, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.60407

To Cite: Hoon Kim S, Jeong Lee H, Suk Lee J. Clinical Aspects of Scrub Typhus Initially Misdiagnosed as Kawasaki Disease, Iran J Pediatr. 2018 ; 28(2):e60407. doi: 10.5812/ijp.60407.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
5. Conclusions
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