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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 4, pp 322–324 | Cite as

Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia – A Rare Presentation of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

  • K. Jagadish Kumar
  • Divya Chowdary
  • Akshatha U. Shetty
  • C. Anitha
Scientific Letter
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Jagadish Kumar
    • 1
  • Divya Chowdary
    • 1
  • Akshatha U. Shetty
    • 1
  • C. Anitha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsJSS Medical College, JSS UniversityMysoreIndia

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