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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 10, pp 918–919 | Cite as

Adverse Effects of Azathioprine in a Child and Her Mother with Eczema

  • Kam Lun Hon
  • Mimi Chang
  • Shuk Ching Chong
  • Yuet Ping Yuen
  • Stephen Kwok Wing Tsui
Scientific Letter
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Conflict of Interest

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kam Lun Hon
    • 1
  • Mimi Chang
    • 2
  • Shuk Ching Chong
    • 1
  • Yuet Ping Yuen
    • 3
  • Stephen Kwok Wing Tsui
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Prince of Wales HospitalThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong
  2. 2.Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales HospitalThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong
  3. 3.Department of Chemical PathologyPrince of Wales HospitalShatinHong Kong
  4. 4.School of Biomedical SciencesThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong

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