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VOLUME 15 , ISSUE 1 ( January, 2011 ) > List of Articles

LETTER TO EDITOR

Encephalopathy as a presenting feature of ascariasis in a child

Syed Ahmed Zaki, Vijay Lad

Citation Information : Zaki SA, Lad V. Encephalopathy as a presenting feature of ascariasis in a child. Indian J Crit Care Med 2011; 15 (1):63-64.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.78237

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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