The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 86, Issue 1, pp 91–92 | Cite as

Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis

  • Deepti ChawlaEmail author
  • Devendra Mishra
  • Sapna Singh
  • Monica Juneja
Scientific Letter



Auto-immune work-up was carried out at the laboratory of Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Delhi.

Author Contributions

DC, DM: Direct care of the patient and preparation and finalization of the manuscript. SS, MJ: Contribution in patient care and important intellectual contribution to the preparation of the manuscript. All authors agreed for submission for publication. DM will act as guarantor for this paper.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Deepti Chawla
    • 1
    Email author
  • Devendra Mishra
    • 1
  • Sapna Singh
    • 2
  • Monica Juneja
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Maulana Azad Medical CollegeLok Nayak HospitalDelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Radiodiagnosis, Maulana Azad Medical CollegeLok Nayak HospitalDelhiIndia

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