Factitious administration of analogue insulin to a 2-year-old child

Nehal Thanawala, Sarah Cheney, Gwen Wark, Mario Thevis, Andreas Thomas, Webster Madira, Vaitsa Tziaferi, James Greening

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15277/bjd.2016.080

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