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Clinical Study

Relationship between Painful Crisis and Serum Zinc Level in Children with Sickle Cell Anaemia

1Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos (CMUL), P.M.B 12003, Lagos, Nigeria
2Critical Rescue International (CRI), Plot 144, Oba Akran Road, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
3Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Idi-Araba, University of Lagos, P.M.B. 12003, Lagos, Nigeria

Received 14 August 2010; Accepted 11 October 2010

Academic Editor: Duran Canatan

Copyright © 2011 Edamisan Olusoji Temiye et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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