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Vol. 23 - Num. 92

Clinical Reviews

Bladders, not always varicela

Belén Taberner Pazosa, Paula Devesa Joverb, Mónica García Perisb, Silvia Escolano Serranob

aMIR-Pediatría. Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital Lluís Alcanyís. Játiva. Valencia. España.
bServicio de Pediatría. Hospital Lluís Alcanyís. Játiva. Valencia. España.

Correspondence: B Taberner. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Taberner Pazos B, Devesa Jover P, García Peris M, Escolano Serrano S. Bladders, not always varicela. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2021;23:391-5.

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