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A not so uncommon cause of abdominal pain
  1. H Fellows1,
  2. H Dalton1,
  3. I Murray1,
  4. G Maskell2
  1. 1
    Department of Gastroenterology, The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK
  2. 2
    Department of Radiology, The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, UK
  1. Dr H Fellows, Gastroenterology Registrar, The Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3LJ, UK; hfellows{at}

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