Cerebral Salt Wasting Complicated by Central Diabetes Insipidus and Growth Hormone Deficiency

  • Dimitrios T. Papadimitriou
  • Anne Spiteri
  • Achilleas Attilakos
  • Anastasios Papadimitriou
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Pediatric EndocrinologyCentre Hospitalier UniversitaireGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.3rd Department of PediatricsAttikon University Hospital, University of AthensChaidariGreece
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric Endocrinology & DiabetesAthens Medical CenterMarousiGreece

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