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Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma: A Rare Cause of Congenital Hypothyroidism

  • Suchi Acharya
  • Prabhas Prasun Giri
  • Dipankar Das
  • Apurba Ghosh
Scientific Letter

Notes

Acknowledgements

I am thankful to my teachers, colleagues and nursing staff of institute of child health, Kolkata for their proper guidance and support.

Author Contributions

SA: Data collection, manuscript editing and manuscript preparation; PG, AG, DD: Manuscript editing and final approval. AG will act as guarantor for this paper.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric MedicineInstitute of Child HealthKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyInstitute of Child HealthKolkataIndia

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