The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 12, pp 955–956 | Cite as

Cerebral Phaeohyphomycosis: Fulminant Encephalitic Presentation

  • Suresh Kumar Angurana
  • Renu Suthar
  • Ankit Mehta
  • Karthi Nallasamy
  • Ravi Garg
  • Amanjit Bal
  • Niranjan Khandelwal
  • Pratibha Singhi
  • Sunit Singhi
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suresh Kumar Angurana
    • 1
  • Renu Suthar
    • 1
  • Ankit Mehta
    • 1
  • Karthi Nallasamy
    • 1
  • Ravi Garg
    • 2
  • Amanjit Bal
    • 3
  • Niranjan Khandelwal
    • 4
  • Pratibha Singhi
    • 1
  • Sunit Singhi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric CentrePostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Department of HistopathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  4. 4.Department of Radiodiagnosis and ImagingPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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