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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 978673, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/978673
Review Article

Presentation of the Child with Renal Disease and Guidelines for Referral to the Pediatric Nephrologist

Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA

Received 10 January 2012; Accepted 1 April 2012

Academic Editor: Mouin Seikaly

Copyright © 2012 Amin J. Barakat. 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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