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Patterns of bruising in preschool children with inherited bleeding disorders: a longitudinal study
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    Re:Bruising in children with bleeding disorders - Limitations
    • Peter Collins
    • Other Contributors:
      • Melinda Hamilton, Frank D Dunstan, Sabine Maguire, Diane E Nuttall, Ri Liesner, Angela E Thomas, John Hanley, Elizabeth Chalmers, Victor Blanchette and Alison M Kemp

    Dear Editors

    We thank Drs Chakraborty and Morris for their interest in our study. We acknowledge that the children without bleeding disorders were only recruited in south Wales whilst those with bleeding disorders were recruited in centres around the UK. Given the data available we are not able to comment on whether children are likely to bruise differently dependent on where they live.

    We agree that...

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    Bruising in children with bleeding disorders - Limitations

    Dear Sir,

    We would like to congratulate the authors of this excellent observational study. For paediatricians, and for medico-legal professionals, data from this study would be invaluable in their practice.

    While the authors have discussed most of the limitations of their study, we would like to point out a few more which have come to our notice.

    1) Controls were recruited only from South Wal...

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