TITLE

A case of jaundice with a mediastinal mass

AUTHOR(S)
Spiller, Robin; Sinha, R.; Clarke, D.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Oct2005, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p1383
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents case report of an elderly male who was presented with acute upper abdominal pain and tenderness with dyspnoea. Treatment of the patient; Information that chest radiograph suggested a mediastinal mass; Questions related to the diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
18457682

 

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