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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
Tehran University of Medical Sciences Press
ISSN: 1018-4406
EISSN: 2008-2150
Vol. 21, No. 4, 2011, pp. 557-562
Bioline Code: pe11098
Full paper language: English
Document type: Special Article
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Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2011, pp. 557-562

 en Pleuritic Chest Pain; Where Should We Search for?
Gharib, Behdad; Ziaee, Vahid; Moradinejad, Mohammad-Hassan & Esmaeili, Sara


Pleuritic pain is not an unusual problem in children. Other concomitant symptoms should be considered for diagnostic approach in a child with pleuritic chest pain. In this report we discuss chest pain in a 6-year-old child with regard to other signs and symptoms. Finally, we found a rare life-threatening complication of juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (JSLE) in our patient.

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Chest Pain; Macrophage Activating Syndrome

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