Case 16

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 16

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A 53-year-old South African woman was being followed up in cardiology clinic for ischaemic heart disease. She had been feeling unwell in the preceding week, with nausea and vomiting accompanied by general malaise. She had not recently travelled. She smoked 15 cigarettes per day. Her son, with whom she lived, had had a flu-like illness in the preceding weeks.

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Subjects: Gastroenterology

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