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An unusual cause of acute pancreatitis?
  1. R Noun1,
  2. S Zeidan1,
  3. E Riachy1,
  4. K Honein2
  1. 1Department of General Surgery, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  2. 2Department of Gastroenterology, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr S Zeidan
    Department of General Surgery, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, Alfred Naccache Street, Achrafieh, PO Box 166830, Beirut, Lebanon; smart_zeidan{at}yahoo.com

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Clinical presentation

A 70-year-old woman presented with a 48-h history of acute epigastric pain, nausea and non-bilious vomiting. Her medical history included hypertension, appendicectomy and recurrent right upper quadrant pain 2–3 times weekly for the past 3 months. No dyslipidaemia or alcoholism were …

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