TITLE

Small bowel diverticulosis uncommon cause of chronic intermittent abdominal pain

AUTHOR(S)
Ma, Richard; Prudencio, Richard; Baez, Jose; Tandon, Manish; Ayala, Julio
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS178
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Small Bowel Diverticulosis Uncommon Cause of Chronic Intermittent Abdominal Pain," by Richard Ma, Richard Prudencio, Jose Baez, Manish Tandon, and Julio Ayala is presented.
ACCESSION #
66954977

 

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