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Fever and a progressively limping gait in a 9-year-old boy

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Su, F., Lin, W., Chou, T. et al. Fever and a progressively limping gait in a 9-year-old boy. Eur J Pediatr 162, 837–839 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-003-1318-4

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