Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Gastrointestinal Calcinosis as a Rare Cause of Death in Juvenile Polymyositis

Maryam Broomand 1 , Vahid Ziaee 1 , 2 , 3 , Mohammad-Hassan Moradinejad 1 , 3 and Hosein Alimadadi 1 , 3 , *
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1 Children’s Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence, Tehran, Iran
2 Pediatric Rheumatology Research Group, Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 30, 2019, 29 (2); e63947
  • Published Online: April 13, 2019
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: November 11, 2017
  • Revised: August 12, 2018
  • Accepted: August 17, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.63947

To Cite: Broomand M, Ziaee V, Moradinejad M, Alimadadi H. Gastrointestinal Calcinosis as a Rare Cause of Death in Juvenile Polymyositis, Iran J Pediatr. 2019 ; 29(2):e63947. doi: 10.5812/ijp.63947.

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