An unusual cause of diarrhoea

Sainsbury, A.; Clements, D.
December 2005
Gut;Dec2005, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p1671
Academic Journal
A quiz concerning the computed tomography diagnosis of a 70 year old Caucasian female with a six month history of intermittent diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and weight loss of 3 stone is presented.


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