The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 79, Issue 1, pp 130–131 | Cite as

Propranolol for Infantile Hemangiomas: Strawberry Matters?

  • Kam Lun Ellis Hon
  • Andrew Burd
  • Winnie C. Chu
  • Vincent Lee
  • Chi Kong Li
SCIENTIFIC LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kam Lun Ellis Hon
    • 1
  • Andrew Burd
    • 2
  • Winnie C. Chu
    • 3
  • Vincent Lee
    • 1
  • Chi Kong Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales HospitalShatinHong Kong
  2. 2.Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of SurgeryThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong
  3. 3.Department of Organ Imaging and RadiologyThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong

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