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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 153, Issue 10, pp 779–780 | Cite as

Megadose methylprednisolone treatment for malignant osteopetrosis

  • Şinasi Özsoylu
  • E. M. van Lie Peters
  • D. C. Aronson
  • V. Everts
  • L. J. Dooren
Letters to the Editors

Keywords

Public Health Methylprednisolone Osteopetrosis Methylprednisolone Treatment Malignant Osteopetrosis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Şinasi Özsoylu
    • 1
  • E. M. van Lie Peters
    • 2
  • D. C. Aronson
    • 2
  • V. Everts
    • 4
  • L. J. Dooren
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Paediatrics, Haematology UnitHacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine and Hacettepe Children's HospitalAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Medical Centre AlkmaarAlkmaarThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Emma Children's Hospital/The Children's AMCAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Experimental Oral Biology Group, Laboratory of Cell Biology and HistologyAcademic Medical CentreAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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