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Rash associated with Heaf test
  1. L Menon1,
  2. I Davies1,
  3. B O’Hare1,
  4. K Hutton2
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff, UK
  2. 2Department of Paediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr L Menon
    Department of Child Health, Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff CF14 4XW, Wales, UK; leenagovind7{at}

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