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  1. Beta-thalassemia major patients are at increased risk of complications including endocrinopathies and bone disease due to iron overload. So, this study aimed to assess the growth parameters, serum levels of 25...

    Authors: Ghada Saad Abdelmotaleb, Ola Galal Behairy, Khalid Eid Abd El Azim, Dalia Mohamed Abd El-Hassib and Tasbeh Mohamed Hemeda

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:20

    Content type: Research

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  2. Community-acquired pneumonia is a major cause of death among children. Inadequate nutrition disrupts the immune system and increases the susceptibility to infections. We aimed to evaluate the association betwe...

    Authors: Asmaa Alhusseiny Ahmed Alsharkawy and Ahmed R. Rezk

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:19

    Content type: Research

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  3. The larynx in children is unique compared to adults. This makes the larynx more prone to trauma during intubation. Under sedation and frequent repositioning of the tube are recorded as risk factors for larynge...

    Authors: HebatAllah Fadel Algebaly, Mona Mohsen, Maggie Louis Naguib, Hafez Bazaraa, Noran Hazem and Miriam Magdy Aziz

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:18

    Content type: Research

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  4. Exclusive BF till the age of 6 months is rare in developing countries and complimentary feeding (CF) are introduced at an early age which is linked to the development of chronic conditions such as childhood ob...

    Authors: Osama M. El-Asheer, Manal M. Darwish, Ahmed M. Abdullah and Hanaa A. Mohamad

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:17

    Content type: Research

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  5. Infantile haemangiomas (IH) represent a common benign vascular tumour affecting the paediatric population. Infantile haemangiomas are characterised by a natural history differentiating it from other vascular a...

    Authors: Amr Abdelhamid AbouZeid, Iman A. Ragab, Shaimaa Abdelsattar Mohammad, Wael Ahmed Ghanem, Haytham Mohamed Nasser and Osama El-Naggar

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:16

    Content type: Review

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  6. Obesity-related oxidation stress plays a key role in obesity complications; however, its relation to thyroid status is an area for further research. The study aimed to assess thyroid function in obese children...

    Authors: Inass Hassan Ahmad, Marwa khairy Abd Elwahab, Mervat El Shahat El Wakeel, Mohamed A. M. Kamal and Marwa Elhady

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:15

    Content type: Research

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  7. The nutrition disorders in the children’s population, in the form of malnutrition, as well as overweight and obesity constitute a significant clinical problem in the contemporary world. As a result of the impr...

    Authors: Paweł Jonczyk, Magdalena Potempa-Jeziorowska, Elżbieta Świętochowska and Marek Kucharzewski

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:14

    Content type: Research

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  8. Better management of persistent pulmonary hypertension of neonates (PPHN) required new markers that can predict the response of patient to treatment and thus influence the medical decision to avoid short-term ...

    Authors: Tamer A. Abdel Hamid, Zahraa Mohamed Ezz Eldin, Ranya Aly Hegazy, Reem Ibrahim Esmail and Lamis Mohsen Ahmed El-sholkamy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:13

    Content type: Research

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  9. COVID-19 is the largest outbreak to strike humanity. The wide scale of fatalities and morbidities lead to a concurrent pandemic of uncertainty in scientific evidence. Conflicting evidences are released on dail...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Raghda Fouda, Rana Essam, Alhussein Negm, Dalia Khalil, Dalia Habib, George Afdal, Habiba-Allah Ismail, Hadeer Aly, Ibrahim Genedy, Layla El Qadi, Leena Makki, Maha Shulqamy, Maram Hanafy, Marian AbdelMassih, Marina Ibrahim…

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:12

    Content type: Review

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  10. A few published data on maternal and cord levels of zinc and copper with conflicting results were reported. We aimed to measure zinc and copper levels in the maternal blood and cord blood of newborns and corre...

    Authors: May Abdellatif, Ismail Mohamed Elhawary, Marwa Mohamed Mahmoud, Eman R. Youness and Walaa Alsharany Abuelhamd

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:11

    Content type: Research

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  11. The debate for the optimum sodium concentration in the rehydration solution in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) persists till the moment. The aim was to compare the outcome of 0.9% saline versus 0.45% saline in chi...

    Authors: Nora El Said Badawi, Mona Hafez, Heba Sharaf Eldin, Hend Mehawed Abdelatif, Shimaa Atef, Mohamed Mohamed Ismail and Noha Arafa

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:10

    Content type: Research

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  12. The quality of life of B-thalassemia major (β-TM) patients has improved with the use of frequent blood transfusions. However, this leads to chronic iron overload with its sequelae, as prediabetes and diabetes ...

    Authors: Aliaa M. Diab, Ghada S. Abdelmotaleb, Khaled Abdel-Azim Eid, Enas Sebaey S. Mostafa and Eman Sabry Ahmed

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:9

    Content type: Research

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  13. This study demonstrates the experience of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a tertiary referral center in Egypt in management of prematures with neonatal sepsis. This retrospective study included pret...

    Authors: Khaled Salama, Amira Gad and Sarah El Tatawy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:8

    Content type: Research

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  14. Childhood cancer survivors (CCS) have high prevalence of obesity vitamin D (VD) deficiency together with dyslipidemia. We aimed to evaluate lipid profile and the effect of VD supplementation in CCS.

    Authors: Shaimaa Kandil, Ashraf Fouda, Khadijah Boujettif, Yasmin Salama and Suzy Abdelmabood

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:7

    Content type: Research

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  15. Academic stress can cause mental and physical problems and affect adolescents’ healthy development. This study aimed to estimate academic stress and explore its sources at the individual- and school levels amo...

    Authors: Z. Hosseinkhani, H. R. Hassanabadi, M. Parsaeian, M. Osooli, S. Assari and S. Nedjat

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Although some investigators have confirmed the association between H. pylori and chronic ITP in adults, studies in pediatric patients are still few and have produced conflicting results. The study was carried out...

    Authors: Mahmoud M. Hodeib, Ahmed G. Ali, Nsreen M. Kamel, Shaimaa A. Senosy, Ehab M. Fahmy, Ahmed Abdelsadik and Mohamed H. Maebed

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:5

    Content type: Research

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  17. The risk of kernicterus and BIND may be in part determined by total serum bilirubin (TSB) and by the level of non-albumin bound free bilirubin, which can easily pass the blood–brain barrier. Free bilirubin (Bf...

    Authors: Reem M. Soliman, Iman F. Iskander, Esraa A. Elmazzahy and May A. K. Abdellatif

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:4

    Content type: Research

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  18. Fetus in fetu is a rare congenital anomaly. The exact etiology is unclear; one of the mostly accepted theories is the occurrence of an embryological insult occurring in a diamniotic monochorionic twin leading ...

    Authors: Moutaz Ragab, Omar Nagy Abdelhakeem, Omar Mansour, Mai Gad and Hesham Anwar Hussein

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:2

    Content type: Case Report

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  19. Infant mortality rate is an important index of community health status and mortality rate. It is also one of the most prominent indexes showing the development of various societies. Regarding the importance of...

    Authors: Firooz Esmaeilzadeh, Yousef Alimohamadi, Mojtaba Sepandi, Farzad Khodamoradi and Parisa Jalali

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2021 69:1

    Content type: Research

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  20. Patent ductus arteriosus poses diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma for clinicians, diagnosis of persistent PDA, and determination of its clinical and hemodynamic significance are challenging. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Reem M. Soliman, Fatma Alzahraah Mostafa, Antoine Abdelmassih, Elham Sultan and Dalia Mosallam

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:34

    Content type: Research

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  21. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a monogenic hereditary disease with diverse complications, which substantially reduce the quality of life and longevity of patients. With regard to the scarcity of information on epidem...

    Authors: Fateme Ziyaee, Seyed Mohsen Dehghani, Sima Hosseini, Mohammad Ebrahim Zohalinezhad, Soheyla Aleyasin and Hazhir Javaherizadeh

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:33

    Content type: Research

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  22. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Mahmoud Marei Marei, Mohamed Hamed Abouelfadl, Ahmed Arafa Elsayed Rawwash, Hamed Mahmoud Seleim, Wesam Mohamed Mahmoud, Tamer Yassin Mohamed Yassin and Gamal Hassan El-Tagy

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:32

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2019 67:4

  23. Proper nutrition is crucial for enhancing brain function and improving learning. Over time, large evidence has existed to show that childhood undernutrition, marked by stunting, is connected with age-long redu...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale, Amadou Barrow, Charity Ehimwenma Ekholuenetale and Godson Tudeme

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:31

    Content type: Research

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  24. Maternal nutritional status is an important determinant of intrauterine growth and neonatal size. No published surveys exist on maternal Mediterranean diet intakes and newborn adiposity. The aim of the study w...

    Authors: Rania Mohamed Abdou, Gehan Sayed El Hawary and Azza A. Saab

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:30

    Content type: Research

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  25. Salivary gland calculi are common in adults but rare in the paediatric population. It accounts for only 3% of all cases of sialolithiasis. Parotid ductal calculus is rare as compared to submandibular ductal ca...

    Authors: Nur Eliana Ahmad Tarmizi, Suhana Abdul Rahim, Avatar Singh Mohan Singh, Lina Ling Chooi, Fei Ming Ong and Sai Guan Lum

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:29

    Content type: Case Report

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  26. Low birth weight (LBW) is a challenging multifaceted public health problem as it associated with infant mortality. Present study was undertaken to assess magnitude and risk factors associated with LBW in West ...

    Authors: Amitava Pal, Sourav Manna, Balaram Das and Prakash C. Dhara

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:27

    Content type: Research

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  27. Outbreak of a novel corona virus was reported in China on December 2019. Sooner, a global spread was reported and WHO announced a public health emergency of international concern and then declared it as a pand...

    Authors: Abla S. Mostafa, Ashraf Abdalbaky, E. M. Fouda, Hala H. Shaaban, Hala G. Elnady, Magda Hassab-Allah, Mohamed M. Rashad, Mona M. El Attar, Mostafa Alfishawy, Shahenaz M. Hussien, Tarek Hamed, Dina H. Hamed and Dina T. Sarhan

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:28

    Content type: Review

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  28. Acute complicated appendicitis is a common abdominal emergency in children. Unlike simple appendicitis, laparoscopic appendectomy has not been considered yet the first choice in management of complicated appen...

    Authors: Mohammad Seqsaqa, Ahmed Ezzat Rozeik, Mohammed Khalifa and Hazem Nour Abdellatif Ashri

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:26

    Content type: Research

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  29. Pharmacovigilance is an identifying and responding process against an adverse drug reaction (ADRs) problem encountered in the drug administration. ADRs are among the common reasons for morbidity and fatality i...

    Authors: Zakir Khan, Khayal Muhammad, Yusuf Karatas, Cagri Bilen, Farman Ullah Khan and Faiz Ullah Khan

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:24

    Content type: Review

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  30. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is an extremely rare malignant lesion among the pediatric age group. The relative rarity of pediatric NPC makes the diagnosis difficult. This rarity is often associated with dela...

    Authors: Santosh Kumar Swain, Smrutipragnya Samal, Jatindra Nath Mohanty and Jasahree Choudhury

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:23

    Content type: Research

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  31. Self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) includes an assessment of the capillary glucose concentration as well as the interpretation of and responding to the readings. The purpose of this study was to assess patie...

    Authors: Safinaz Adel Elhabashy, Hanan Said Ezz elarab, Rasha Adel Thabet and Asmaa Shaban Oda

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:22

    Content type: Research

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  32. We aimed to evaluate the psychiatric symptoms in addition quality of life in children and adolescents with hemophilia and to determine which factors contributed to psychiatric problems of them.

    Authors: Merve Cikili-Uytun, Fatih Hilmi Çetin, Rabia Yılmaz, Salih Uytun, Zehra Babadağı, Meriban Karadogan, Fatma Turkan Mutlu and Yasemin Altuner-Torun

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:20

    Content type: Research

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  33. Thyroid infection is rare in paediatric age group in anatomically normal thyroid gland. However, acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST) is common in high-risk cases like thyroglossal duct remnant and thyroglossal...

    Authors: Swaranjika Sahoo, Basudev Biswal, Anuspandana Mohapatra and Rachita Sarangi

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:19

    Content type: Case Report

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  34. Obesity is the most common chronic metabolic disease in children. The global prevalence of obesity has doubled from 1990 to 2015. Worryingly, the increase is more in children than adults. It has reached epidem...

    Authors: Nageh S. Mohamed, Sheren Esam Maher, Samah M. M. Abozaid and Hend M. Moenes

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:17

    Content type: Research

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  35. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged as a small outbreak in Wuhan rapidly progressing into the deadliest pandemic since the Spanish flu of 1918. The disease was deemed trivial in children, until the rep...

    Authors: Antoine Fakhry AbdelMassih, Aisha Said AbdelAzeam, Aya Ayad, Aya Yasser Kamel, Ayah Khalil, Basma Kotb, Dina Waheed, Esraa Menshawey, Fady Sefein, Farah Taha, Habiba-Allah Ismail, Ibrahim Osman, John Iskander, Lama El Wakil, Lara Rashad, Mariem Badr Arsanyous…

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:21

    Content type: Review

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  36. Wilms tumor is the commonest malignant renal neoplasm in children. Surgery plays a pivotal role in the management, and evidence-based guidelines for surgical resection have been established by the major intern...

    Authors: Ahmed Elgendy, Mohamed Abouheba, Abdelmotaleb Ebeid, Sherif M. K. Shehata and Sameh Shehata

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:18

    Content type: Research

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  37. Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disorder in childhood with worldwide increasing in its prevalence and global burden. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) provides ...

    Authors: Osama T. Amer, Hussnia M. Ragab, Shereen M. Bahgat, Sameh A. Elsayed, Marwa Gad, Ahmed Fawzy, Salwa Hegazy, Eman Mokhtar, Hala Yaseen and Dina T. Sarhan

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:16

    Content type: Research

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  38. Chronic lung diseases (CLD) in children such as bronchiectasis and interstitial lung disease represent a major public health problem with limited therapeutic options. These patients develop pulmonary hypertens...

    Authors: Iman H. Draz, Fatma El Zahraa Mostafa, Antoin F. AbdelMassih, Dalia El-Sayed and Rania El-Kaffas

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:15

    Content type: Research

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  39. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a disorder characterized by a heterogeneous clinical outcome. Interleukin-1β (IL-1β) and interleukin-6 (IL-6) are important mediators of inflammatory response. Genetic modifiers th...

    Authors: Yasmine Elammary, Nadia Sewelam, Hanan Al-Wakeel, Mona El-Ghamrawy and Shahira Zayed

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:14

    Content type: Research

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  40. Childhood obesity is related to multiple serious health problems and an enhanced risk of premature onset of diseases. The relation of skeletal maturation to obesity is undetermined. The study aims to evaluate ...

    Authors: Rania S. M. Ibrahim, Christine William Shaker, Marwa Farouk Mira, Marwa Ahmed Sedky and Ghada Mohammad Anwar

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:13

    Content type: Research

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  41. Early and prompt diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) in neonates has important therapeutic implications. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of UTI in neonates admitted to a referral ne...

    Authors: Wael Mohamed, Alkassem Algameel, Rasha Bassyouni and Abd el Tawab Mahmoud

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:12

    Content type: Research

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  42. The incidence of preterm births is increasing and has become a global health concern. This study aimed to compare the outcome of late preterm (LPT) to full term (FT) neonates at two large hospitals in Upper Eg...

    Authors: Alkassem Algameel, Manal Elhawary, Sayed Amin and Marwa Abd Elmenem

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:11

    Content type: Research

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  43. Limited number of studies evaluated cardiac diastolic function in infants of diabetic mothers using tissue Doppler imaging. The aim of this study was to evaluate diastolic parameters in full-term infants of di...

    Authors: Alaa A. Sobeih, Magdy M. A. Sakr and Rehab K. Abolmaaty

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:10

    Content type: Research

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  44. An optimal level of vitamin D is necessary for normal bone growth. Recently, vitamin D has been linked to many neurological disorders, changes in antioxidant capacity levels, and cognitive function decline in ...

    Authors: Omyma G. Ahmed, Hala M. Sakhr, Haytham M. Ali and Lamiaa Abdlsamiee

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:8

    Content type: Research

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  45. The lungs contribute in the final maturation of the circulating platelets, and some studies suggested that chronic lung disease (CLD) could impair circulating platelets maturation or count. Our aim was to stud...

    Authors: Iman H. Draz, Iman A. Shaheen and Eman A. Youssef

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:9

    Content type: Research

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  46. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) accounts for 19% of the world’s total deaths among all age groups yearly, with highest rates in children less than 5 years. This study is designed to evaluate the serum lepti...

    Authors: Heba Abouhussein, Shereen Mohamed, Talal Dougman and Rabab ElHawary

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:7

    Content type: Research

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  47. Obstructive adenotonsillar enlargement is known to cause failure to thrive in children. The effect of adenotonsillectomy is not well documented on the growth of affected children. The study was carried out to ...

    Authors: Ayotunde James Fasunla, Ebidisemere Linda Totyen, Paul Adekunle Onakoya and Onyekwere George Nwaorgu

    Citation: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette 2020 68:6

    Content type: Research

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