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Retraction Note: Infantile colic, facts and fiction

Italian Journal of Pediatrics201440:9

  • Received: 22 January 2014
  • Accepted: 22 January 2014
  • Published:

The original article was published in Italian Journal of Pediatrics 2012 38:34


This article[1] has been retracted by the author due to extensive text overlap with a previous publication by Roberts et al.[2]. The author apologises for any inconvenience caused.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan


  1. Kheir AEM: Infantile colic, facts and fiction. Ital J Pediatr. 2012, 38: 34-10.1186/1824-7288-38-34.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Roberts DM, Ostapchuk M, O'Brien JG: Infantile Colic. Am Fam Physician. 2004, 70: 735-740.PubMedGoogle Scholar


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