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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 67, Issue 7, pp 537–538 | Cite as

Haemolytic anaemia secondary to vitamin E deficiency in premature infants

  • R. Kishore Kumar
  • Keith N. Edwards
  • Graham Bury
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Premature Infant Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Haemolytic Anaemia Serum Vitamin Kernicterus 
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Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kishore Kumar
    • 1
  • Keith N. Edwards
    • 1
  • Graham Bury
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsNorth West Regional Hospital, University of TasmaniaBurnieAustralia
  2. 2.Department of PaediatricsRoyal Hobart Hospital Collins St.HobartAustralia

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