Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Poisoning with Atropa Belladonna in Childhood

Yunus Yilmaz 1 , * , Fatih Kara 2 , Sergulen Aydin 3 , Hatice Kose Ozlece 4 , Serpil Can 5 and Sefer Ustebay 1
Authors Information
1 Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Kafkas University, Kars, Turkey
2 Department of Biochemistry, Kars State Hospital, Kars, Turkey
3 Department of Family Medicine, Medical Faculty, Kafkas University, Kars, Turkey
4 Department of Neurology, Medical Faculty, Kafkas University, Kars, Turkey
5 Department of Physiology, Medical Faculty, Kafkas University, Kars, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 2018, 28 (2); e7865
  • Published Online: April 18, 2018
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: July 12, 2016
  • Accepted: February 20, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.7865

To Cite: Yilmaz Y, Kara F, Aydin S, Kose Ozlece H, Can S, et al. Poisoning with Atropa Belladonna in Childhood, Iran J Pediatr. 2018 ; 28(2):e7865. doi: 10.5812/ijp.7865.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
Footnotes
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