Eschar of Scrub Typhus Hidden in Umbilicus

  • Nowneet Kumar Bhat
  • Rashmi Jindal
  • Minakshi Dhar
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Contributions

NKB and RJ: Worked up, diagnosed and managed the case; NKB and MD: Rewiewed the literature, wrote the manuscript. All authors approved the final draft. NKB will act as guarantor for the paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nowneet Kumar Bhat
    • 1
  • Rashmi Jindal
    • 2
  • Minakshi Dhar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsHimalayan Institute of Medical Sciences & SRH UniversityDehradunIndia
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyHimalayan Institute of Medical Sciences & SRH UniversityDehradunIndia
  3. 3.Department of MedicineAll India Institute of Medical SciencesRishikeshIndia

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