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Dermatology Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 541810, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/541810
Clinical Study

Propranolol in Treatment of Huge and Complicated Infantile Hemangiomas in Egyptian Children

1Pediatrics Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt
2Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig 44519, Egypt

Received 25 February 2014; Revised 21 April 2014; Accepted 24 April 2014; Published 8 May 2014

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Argenziano

Copyright © 2014 Basheir A. Hassan and Khalid S. Shreef. 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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