Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Abdominal Pain as an Initial Manifestation of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia in Children

Yoo Jung Jeon 1 , Sung Hoon Kim 1 , Ju Suk Lee 1 , Jinyoung Song 2 , I-Seok Kang 2 and June Huh 2 , *
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Samsung Changwon Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Changwon, South Korea
2 Department of Pediatrics, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: 29 (2); e80065
  • Published Online: January 12, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 1, 2018
  • Revised: September 27, 2018
  • Accepted: November 16, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.80065

To Cite: Jeon Y J, Kim S H, Lee J S, Song J, Kang I, et al. Abdominal Pain as an Initial Manifestation of Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia in Children, Iran J Pediatr. Online ahead of Print ; 29(2):e80065. doi: 10.5812/ijp.80065.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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