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Kawasaki Disease Presenting as Acute Colitis

  • Vasanthi ThiruvengadamEmail author
  • Pinki Vedavanam
  • Sumanth Amperayani
Scientific Letter

Notes

Authors’ Contributions

VT diagnosed and managed the case. PV did the literature search and was involved in case management and manuscript writing. SA did the manuscript preparation.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

None.

Written and Informed Consent

Written and informed consent of the next of kin, to publication has been obtained, the same is being affirmed.

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vasanthi Thiruvengadam
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pinki Vedavanam
    • 1
  • Sumanth Amperayani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsKanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, The CHILDS Trust Medical Research FoundationChennaiIndia

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