Mucormycosis of the colon in a premature neonate

Authors

  • Pradeep Kajal Department of Pediatric Surgery, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India
  • Namita Bhutani Department of Pathology, North DMC Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi, India
  • Kirti Saini Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India
  • Anjali Sindhu Department of Pathology, PGIMS Rohtak, Haryana, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47338/jns.v11.1085

Keywords:

gastrointestinal, Mucormycosis, neonate, preterm

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Published

2022-07-17

How to Cite

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Kajal P, Bhutani N, Saini K, Sindhu A. Mucormycosis of the colon in a premature neonate. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2022Jul.17 [cited 2022Dec.3];11:23. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/1085

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Short Clinical Report