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World Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 412–413 | Cite as

BECTS and CAE: a possible neurobiological continuum

  • Alberto Verrotti
  • Chiara Mazzocchetti
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Author contributions

Each author listed has approved the manuscript as submitted and takes full responsibility for it. In particular, AV conceptualized the study. CM drafted the manuscript and reviewed and revised the manuscript. All authors approved the final manuscript as submitted.

Funding

The authors have indicated they have no Financial relationships relevant to this article to disclose.

Compliance with ethical standards

Ethical approval

Not needed.

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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© Children's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of L’Aquila, San Salvatore HospitalL’AquilaItaly

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