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Gum and Nose Bleeding as a Presentation of Pediatric Brucellosis

Ali Hosseininasab 1 , * , Zahra Farahmandinia 2 , Mahdieh Eslamian 2 , Pegah Arfa 2 and Motahareh Abbaszadeh 2
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1 Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Centre, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
2 Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: January 01, 2016, 4 (1); e21157
  • Published Online: January 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 14, 2014
  • Revised: July 30, 2014
  • Accepted: September 5, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.21157

To Cite: Hosseininasab A, Farahmandinia Z, Eslamian M, Arfa P, Abbaszadeh M. Gum and Nose Bleeding as a Presentation of Pediatric Brucellosis, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2016 ; 4(1):e21157. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.21157.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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