The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 84, Issue 11, pp 881–882 | Cite as

Paecilomyces as a Cause of Lymph Nodes Enlargement in Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

  • Priya Tiwari
  • Nandini Hazarika
  • Sunita Ahlawat
  • Ishita B. Sen
  • Nikhil Shirshi
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Medical and Pediatric Oncology and HematologyFortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaonIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyFortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaonIndia
  3. 3.Department of Nuclear MedicineFortis Memorial Research InstituteGurgaonIndia

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