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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 7, pp 578–579 | Cite as

Myasthenia Gravis in HIV Positive Girl

  • Renu Suthar
  • Naveen Sankhyan
  • Jyotindra Narayan Goswami
  • Deepti Suri
  • Anju Gupta
  • Pratibha Singhi
Scientific Letter
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Notes

Author Contributions

RS, NS: Conception and design of the study; RS, NS, DS, AG: Acquisition and analysis of data; RS, NS: Drafting the manuscript; PS: Overall clinical in-charge, approval for publication and will act as guarantor for the paper; JNG: Patient management, literature review and preparation of draft manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

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Conflict of Interest

None.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Renu Suthar
    • 1
  • Naveen Sankhyan
    • 1
  • Jyotindra Narayan Goswami
    • 1
  • Deepti Suri
    • 2
  • Anju Gupta
    • 2
  • Pratibha Singhi
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Pediatric Neurology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia
  3. 3.Pediatric Neurology and NeurodevelopmentGurgaonIndia

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