An unusual cause of abdominal distension

Meshikhes, A.-W. N.; Suwaymel, M. A.
December 2006
Gut;Dec2006, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p1759
Academic Journal
A quiz concerning the cause of abdominal distension is presented.


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