European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 154, Issue 7, pp 590–590 | Cite as

Ceftriaxone-associated gallbladder lithiasis in children

  • A. Stabile
  • P. Ferrara
  • G. Marietti
  • G. Maresca
Letter to the Editors

Keywords

Public Health Gallbladder Lithiasis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Stabile
    • 1
  • P. Ferrara
    • 1
  • G. Marietti
    • 1
  • G. Maresca
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PaediatricsCatholic UniversityRomeItaly
  2. 2.Institute of RadiologyCatholic UniversityRomeItaly

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