The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 6, pp 475–476 | Cite as

Unusual Cause of Altered Mentation – Acute Cerebellitis

  • Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan
  • Naveen Sankhyan
  • Pratibha Singhi
Scientific Letter
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Contributions

AK: Patient management, draft of manuscript and review of literature; NS: Patient management, critical review of manuscript for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published; PS: Clinician-in-charge, critical review of manuscript for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published. She will act as guarantor for the paper.

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Conflict of Interest

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ananthanarayanan Kasinathan
    • 1
  • Naveen Sankhyan
    • 1
  • Pratibha Singhi
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric Neurology and Neurodevelopment Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education & ResearchChandigarhIndia

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