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Topical corticosteroid addiction and withdrawal in a 6 year old

Belinda Sheary
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Correspondence to: Belinda Sheary, 70/73-115 Belmore Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia. Email: belinda.sheary@ipn.com.au

Journal of Primary Health Care 9(1) 90-93 https://doi.org/10.1071/HC16049
Published: 10 February 2017

Journal Compilation © Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 2017.
This is an open access article licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.


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