History of bilious vomiting: a tale with a twist

Mairs, S.; Palejwala, A. A.; Palaniappan, M.; Eccersley, A. J. P.
November 2007
Gut;Nov2007, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p1589
Academic Journal
A quiz concerning the cause of a girl experiencing bilious vomiting is presented.


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