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An unusual cause of epigastric pain in a diabetic patient
  1. C-C Lee1,
  2. K-C Tsai2,
  3. C-M Fan2
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr C-M Fan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, 21, Nan-Ya S Rd, Sec 2, Pan-Chiao, Taipei, Taiwan; r92843017{at}

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A 47 year old woman presented with a three day history of fever and epigastric pain. She had a past medical history of diabetes mellitus regularly controlled by oral hypoglycaemic agents.

Clinically, she …

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