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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 148, Issue 6, pp 582–583 | Cite as

Lack of relationship between low serum C4 concentrations and incipient retinopathy or nephropathy in diabetic children

  • H. Dorchy
  • J. Duchateau
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Public Health Diabetic Child 
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© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Dorchy
    • 1
  • J. Duchateau
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinique de DiabétologieHôpital Universitaire des Enfants, Reine FabiolaBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Service d'ImmunologieHôpital Universitaire Saint-PierreBrusselsBelgium

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