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Infantile stroke: consider minor head trauma

  • Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan
  • Ravikumar Senthilkumaran
  • Anandhi Chandramohan
  • Vinoth Saravanan
  • P Soundararajan
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research InstituteSri Balaji Vidyapeeth UniversityPuducherryIndia
  2. 2.Department of Radiodiagnosis, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research InstituteSri Balaji Vidyapeeth UniversityPuducherryIndia

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