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Volume 2013, Article ID 819629, 4 pages
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Case Report

RHUPUS Syndrome in Children: A Case Series and Literature Review

1Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2Pediatric Rheumatology Research Group, Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Children's Medical Center, Pediatrics Center of Excellence, Tehran 14194, Iran
4Growth and Development Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Received 24 March 2013; Accepted 21 April 2013

Academic Editors: H. Alexanderson, C. Orellana, and G. J. Tsay

Copyright © 2013 Vahid Ziaee 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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