TITLE

A woman with anemia and a small-bowel obstruction

AUTHOR(S)
Pirisi, Mario; Leutner, Monica; Grazioli, Sandra; Bartoli, Ettore G.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/2/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 5, p788
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the case of a 60-year old woman with anemia and bowel obstruction. Medical history of the patient; Results of the woman's medical examination; Description of melanoma; Symptoms of melanoma.
ACCESSION #
12304859

 

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