TITLE

Primary epiploic appendagitis: an underappreciated diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Sangha, Simren; Soto, Jorge; Becker, James M; Farraye, Francis A
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS161
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Primary Epiploic Appendagitis: An Underappreciated Diagnosis," by Simren Sangha, Jorge Soto, James M. Becker, and Francis A Farraye is presented.
ACCESSION #
66955030

 

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