European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 146, Issue 5, pp 537–538 | Cite as

Childhood plumbism due to lead paint in Belgium

  • C. Limbos
  • A. Sand
  • R. Clara
Letters to the Editors

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Limbos
    • 1
  • A. Sand
    • 2
  • R. Clara
    • 2
  1. 1.Kinderpolikliniek ElisabethAntwerpenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of PaediatricsAlgemeen Kinderziekenhuis AntwerpenAntwerpenBelgium

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