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Child's Nervous System

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 589–590 | Cite as

Hypertrophic pachymeningitis: idiopathic or secondary?

  • Indar Kumar Sharawat
  • Lesa DawmanEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

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Conflict of interest

Nothing to declare.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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