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Brucellosis Complicated by Kikuchi-Fujimoto Disease and Doxycycline-Induced Intracranial Hypertension

  • Anirban DasEmail author
  • Saurabh Jayant Bhave
  • Bikramjit Pal
  • Indu Arun
  • Gaurav Goel
  • Sanjay Bhattacharya
  • Saugata Sen
  • Jayanta Das
  • Parthasarathi Bhattacharyya
Scientific Letter

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Conflict of Interest

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Hematology-OncologyTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Clinical HematologyTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of OphthalmologyTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  4. 4.Department HistopathologyTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  5. 5.Department of MicrobiologyTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  6. 6.Department of RadiologyTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  7. 7.Department of Nuclear MedicineTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia
  8. 8.Department of Pediatric Critical CareTata Medical CentreKolkataIndia

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