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A Young Boy with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Valvular Heart Disease

  • Kathiravan M
  • Sandesh Guleria
  • Anju Gupta
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Contributions

SG, KM, AG conceptualized; KM did data collection; AG, SG analysed and SG, KM, AG drafted the manuscript. SG, KM, AG are responsible for the overall content as guarantors.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Ethical Approval

The study has been approved by Department Review Board (DRB), Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and has been performed in accordance with ethical standards as laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. For this type of study formal consent is not required.

Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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