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Ann Emerg Med. 1999 Apr;33(4):460-3.

Localized tetanus in a child.

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Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, Red Deer, Alberta, and Stollery Children's Health Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Abstract

The majority of physicians in practice today in developed countries have never seen a case of tetanus. The last pediatric case reported in Canada occurred in 1992. We present the case of a child who had localized tetanus despite previous partial immunization.

PMID:
10092728
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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