Case 24

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 24

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An 85-year-old retired schoolteacher was referred with a 1-month history of abdominal swelling and worsening back pain, which disrupted her sleep. Over that period she had become weak and spent most of her day in a chair. At presentation, she was in a wheelchair.

Chapter.  2141 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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