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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2011, Article ID 614054, 3 pages
Case Report

A Rare Case Report of Fatal Fulminant Hepatic Failure in a Child due to Mixed vivax and falciparum Infection

Department of Pediatrics, Kalawati Saran Children Hospital, New Delhi 110001, India

Received 19 June 2011; Accepted 16 August 2011

Academic Editor: R. S. Procianoy

Copyright © 2011 Neha Thakur et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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