TITLE

A puzzling cause of melaena

AUTHOR(S)
Tominaga, K.; Flirahata, K.; Maetani, I.; Kowazaki, H.; Tamura, K.; Matsubayashi, J.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2008, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p474
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz regarding the diagnosis of a 64-year-old man who presented with melena for 2 weeks and dizziness for the past day.
ACCESSION #
31654671

 

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