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Electrocardiologic and Echocardiographic Findings in Patients With Scorpion Sting

Ahmadnoor Abdi 1 , Hossein Farshidi 1 , Shafei Rahimi 1 , * and Abdulrahim Amini 1
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1 Cardiovascular Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 5, 2013, 15 (5); 446-447
  • Published Online: May 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: October 18, 2011
  • Revised: May 18, 2012
  • Accepted: May 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.2853

To Cite: Abdi A, Farshidi H, Rahimi S, Amini A. Electrocardiologic and Echocardiographic Findings in Patients With Scorpion Sting, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(5):446-447. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.2853.

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